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4125, Capua

  • Record number: 4125
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Capua 512, P229, P233, P227. Replicas: Naples 21580; Rome, Museo Artistico Industriale 21; Frankfurt a.M. Historisches Museum; Marseille, Musée Borély
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem, with 2 long beaded strands of hair at either side of neck & chest, flanked by lotus leaves/flat fascia ending in pendent lotus, below upper frame of 7 convex strigils. Lotus type A III, larger size. This piece, like one in Frankfurt a.M. Historische Museum, may be from antefix; but flatness of back (cf. 512) may suggest formed part of plaque(?).
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 57-58, Type Lotus A III
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Female head between lotus leaves/pendent lotus/convex strigils
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Provinciale Campano
  • Mouldmade: yes

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