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1826, Campania?

  • Record number: 1826
  • Site: Campania?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Koch 1912, pp. 55-56, P168-172 in Capua, Museo Campano
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in diadem, flanked by lotus leaves with large disks at base of each, bordered by a flat fascia ending in a pendent lotus bud (H 7.2, W 5.3). Hair falls in double beaded strands from below ears, encircling bottom of lotus. Recessed base with painted hook meander. On back, flat plaque with 2 oblique support ridges running from cover tile top to outer side edges, semicircular in section
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 55-56, Type A.I, Pl. XII.2 ; Winter 1978, p. 38, pl. 15.1; Winter 1986, p. 180, fig. 9; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 235, C 2.16
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
    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
    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
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief flanked by lotus/flat fascia ending in pendent lotus/painted hook meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 37.4
  • Width: 37.3
  • MPD: ca 22
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 with gray core
  • Paint: Golden surface 10YR 6/4. Red 10R 4/3 flat recessed area inside pendent lotus, edges of large lotus leaves, volute band above head, disk edges, recessed edge above base & pendant hooks of meander; traces on back of plaque. Black hair, bottom band & upright hooks of meander on base.
  • Condition: Missing top element
  • Height head: 11.6
  • Height face: 10.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 2.9
  • Height floral element: 27.2
  • Height lotus: ca. 22.8
  • Width lotus: 30.4
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Height antefix base: 7.4
  • Width antefix base: 25
  • Depth antefix base: 2.9
  • Inner H cover tile: 15
  • Outer H cover tile: 17.3
  • Inner W cover tile: 11
  • Thickness tile: 2.2
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