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1853, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1853
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Koch 1912, p. 45 P199-202, 204 in Capua, Museo Campano; Copenhagen NCG H.31
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque with female head in relief, ears placed very high alongside low forehead with flat sections of hair descending from central part.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 45-46, Type VII; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 233, C 2.13
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.3
  • Width: 24.2
  • MPD: 9.6
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White surface 10YR 7/3. Red 10R 4/3 outlines of alternating strigils, wide band on torus, ear outline, lips & dimples at side, band outlining flat fascia, zigzag line for necklace. Black hair (overpainted red), eyes, diagonal band on torus, volute eye
  • Condition: Missing most of shell & broken below chin
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height head: 13.9
  • Height face: 10.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 3.5
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.7/1.2
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Thickness tile: ca 2

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