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4854, Capua

  • Record number: 4854
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame. Base mounted, so height is only estimated. Very deeply curving strigil shell frame.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 168, B594; Koch 1912, pp. 41-43, Type IV, Pl. VIII.1
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 33+
  • Width: 34.5
  • Clay: 10YR 5/3
  • Paint: Cream slip front, back, edges 10YR 7/2. Red on alternating strigil outlines, on flat band, volute, necklace, right-most herringbone stripes 5R 3/2. Black hair etc and around cover tile.
  • Height strigil: 6.8
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Height face: 9
  • Distance outer eyes: 6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 6.8
  • Width strigil: 3.8
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