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2437, Ardea

  • Record number: 2437
  • Site: Ardea
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix or acroterion with panel behind figure at right angle. Hollow figure with central preserved crossbar (MPH 7.3, W 2). Preserves part of reinforcement plaque from behind antefix plaque, painted with palmettes.
  • Bibliography: Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, p. 316, no. 986, pls. R, VII
  • Publication record: Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse. Author: Pensabene, P. & M. Sanzi di Mino. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1983
  • Associated elements: May be from antefix with Maenad, counterpart to Silen antefix inv. 125614
  • Type of decoration: Painted palmettes/Maenad drapery
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.4
  • Width: 13.1
  • MPD: 14.9
  • Clay: 10YR 8/4
  • Paint: Painted on both faces. Drapery above black hem with white meander, below brown 10YR 6/4 with EEE patterns in black and red.
  • Thickness plaque: 2
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