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5260, Rome, Abbè Sterbini

  • Record number: 5260
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Abbè Sterbini
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Medusa head antefix. Hair finely incised, snake coils at ears. Human face, no tongue. Pupils pierced. Equal to another example studied. Slightly deformed after moulding. No traces of cover tile. Meniskos hole(?). From Sloane Collection.
  • Type of decoration: Medusa head
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.7
  • Width: 19
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Surface brown 7.5YR 6/4.
  • Height face: 11.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.6

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