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4847, Capua

  • Record number: 4847
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 7239, TC 7288
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque moulded in relief with running winged figure with frontal head & upper torso, legs in profile to left, wearing winged boots & short tunic, surrounded by strigil frame overlapped by head. Hair falls in 3 long strands over front of chest. Raised right arm, lowered left arm.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 169, B599
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Type of decoration: Running winged figure (Gorgon/Harpy)
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.5
  • Width: 29.2
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Cream-brown slip. Brick-red on boots. Black on foot wings.
  • Height head: 5.3

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