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1830, Campania?

  • Record number: 1830
  • Site: Campania?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Koch 1912, pp. 37-38, P.75-115, Pl. VI.3
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with moulded Gorgoneion in relief, with spiral curls/snail locks on forehead, 2 beaded strands at side of head ending in unusual Herakles' knots at bottom. Strigil shell & recessed base. Painted red-brown area around cover tile attachment on back of flat plaque. Little paint on front
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 37-38, Type VII
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/Gorgoneion in relief with hair ending in Herakles' knot
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29.9
  • Width: 33.3
  • MPD: ca 11.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 with dark gray core
  • Paint: Traces of white/cream on torus & red around volute eye
  • Condition: Missing top of shell & right side
  • Height strigil: 6.7
  • Width strigil: 4.8
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height head: 19.3
  • Height face: 15.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.2
  • Width nose bottom: 3.5
  • Width mouth: 8.5
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 6.7
  • Height strigil: 6.7
  • Width strigil: 4.8
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.1/1.8
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Height antefix base: 6.8-7.6
  • Width antefix base: 25
  • Depth antefix base: 2.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 12.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.7
  • Inner W cover tile: 15.2
  • Outer W cover tile: 19.5
  • Thickness tile: 2.4-2.6
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