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1819, Capua

  • Record number: 1819
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with Acheloos head moulded in relief, with handmade animal ears projecting above head, added after moulding of face. Thick lids, large rounded eyes. Mouth smeared, obliterating lower lip. No shell, no horns, no paint preserved. Finished bottom edge = contour of beard. Cover tile attached to top of head. Lumpy, concave hollow behind head
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, p. 70, Type A.I
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18
  • Width: 14.3
  • MPD: ca. 8.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: None preserved
  • Condition: Complete plaque
  • Height head: 16.1
  • Height face: 13.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 4.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 7.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 10
  • Inner W cover tile: 11
  • Outer W cover tile: 14
  • Thickness tile: 2.5
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