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201, Capua

  • Record number: 201
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: British Museum B614 from Lanuvium; Berlin TC 8420 from Caere; Civita Castellana
  • Remarks: Bearded Silen head surrounded by vines with grapes, leaves & rosettes; triple band on forehead. Crisp mould, thick plaque. 2 finger impressions on bottom edge of plaque. On back, scar from small round strut near top.
  • Bibliography: Breitenstein 1941, p. 81, No. 773, Pl. 94:2; M. Denti, "Il Marsia di Paestum" AION 13 (1991) 158, fig. 28.3
  • Publication record: Danish National Museum. Catalogue of terracottas: Cypriote, Greek, Etrusco-Italian and Roman. Author: Breitenstein, N.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1941
  • Type of decoration: Bearded Silen head in floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: National Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23
  • Width: 21.9
  • MPD: 7.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White slip over which painted turqoise on grape clusters, black on outer edges
  • Condition: Plaque complete
  • Height head: 16.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.1
  • Width mouth: 2.7
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Height antefix base: 2.8
  • Width antefix base: 17
  • Height strut: 4
  • Width strut: 5
  • Inner H cover tile: 5
  • Outer H cover tile: 12
  • Inner W cover tile: 9
  • Outer W cover tile: 18.9
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