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2381, Cumae, Necropolis

  • Record number: 2381
  • Site: Cumae
  • Building or zone: Necropolis
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Remarks: Floral antefix with upright palmette surrounded by shell frame. Complete cover tile with recessed tongue-shaped flange (D 2.8, W 12, H ca. 6.5), set 2.5 below top edge. Recessed base. Th plaque 2.8. Square knotch cut from cover tile lower right side edge in cream part of cover tile just before beginning of black, 25.5 from front.
  • Bibliography: Rescigno 1998a, p.207, no. C2109.32, fig. 11, p. 324
  • Publication record: Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti. Author: Rescigno, C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1998
  • Type of decoration: Upright palmette surrounded by shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.5
  • Width: 19.7
  • MPD: 62.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Back 30 cm painted black, front cream. Palmette cream with red outlines.
  • Condition: Complete
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height palmette: 7.8
  • Width palmette: 12
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 4.3
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1
  • Torus or flat: flat
  • Height antefix base: 1
  • Outer H cover tile: 12
  • Outer W cover tile: 18
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