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4109, Capua

  • Record number: 4109
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 33, 576, 46; Replicas: Santa Maria a Capua Vetere, Municipio (2); Rome, Museo Artistico Industriale 13; Florence 72998; Berlin TC 7899; Copenhagen NCG H.94, 95 (I.675, 676); Copenhagen, NM, Schrank (case) 95, 32; Cairo 26666; 46 more examples of this type in the storerooms of Museo Provinciale Campano of different sizes: Size I: 10, Size II:3, Size III:15
  • Remarks: Female head antefixes of type Lotus A II. Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem, with 2 long beaded strands of hair at either side of neck & chest, flanked by lotus leaves/flat fascia ending in pendent lotus, below upper frame of 7 convex strigils. Tall recessed base. #8 is smallest type = IV.
  • Bibliography: Minervini 1880, Pl. XXIII; Koch 1912, p. 56-57, nos. P138-P166 , A. mist getrennten Kelchblättern Type II, Pl. XXXIII.1 (P142); Winter 1986, p. 180, type G
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Etruscans at Capua: Reflections of history in artistic production. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 179-184
    Terrecotte del Museo Campana, vol. 1. Author: Minervini, G.. Place of publication: Napoli. Publication Date: 1880
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Provinciale Campano
  • Mouldmade: yes

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