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4129, Capua

  • Record number: 4129
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas: Koch P218-226, 273-276, 6864; Siena, Chigi Collection; Berlin TC 7896; Frankfurt a.M., Historisches Museum; London B591; Cairo 26667
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with small female head in diadem, surrounded by floral elements: at either side of head, lotus leaves bordered by a flat fascia ending in a volute, above head 5 thick cordoned tongues of palmette. "Krobylos" hairdo with 2 beaded strands coiled over & around ears, falling downwards toward neck & drawn upwards again to be held in place by bands alongside bottom of ears
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 59-60, Lotus type B II; Winter 1986, p. 180, Type J
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien
    Etruscans at Capua: Reflections of history in artistic production
  • Type of decoration: Palmette/lotus/female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Provinciale Campano: 1095
  • Mouldmade: yes

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