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1820, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1820
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: TC 7239 but slightly larger & less clear impression; probably from 2 different moulds from the same prototype; London BM B599
  • 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, with wings below. Raised bottom border. Cover tile attached to bottom of flat plaque on back.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 49-50, Type B.II, P.296
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Running winged figure (Gorgon/Harpy)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.3
  • Width: 25.4
  • MPD: ca. 6.1
  • Clay: 7.5 YR 7/5 with thick, dark gray core
  • Paint: Cream surface 7.5YR 8/4. Red 10R 4/6 on shell frame & fillets, right wing, wings of forward right boot, traces of left wing & boot wing, hair & eyes
  • Condition: Complete plaque
  • Height strigil: 1.6
  • Width strigil: 1.4
  • Height face: 4.7
  • Width nose bottom: .9
  • H shoulder-waist: 4.1
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 3
  • Height strigil: 1.6
  • Width strigil: 1.4
  • Width fascia: .8
  • Torus or flat: 2 fillets
  • Height antefix base: .9
  • Width antefix base: 24.9
  • Depth antefix base: 2.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.6
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.3
  • Outer W cover tile: 21.1
  • Thickness tile: 2.4-3.1
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