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4108, Capua

  • Record number: 4108
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas: Siena, Chigi Collection; Berlin TC 7896; Frankfurt a. M., Historiches Museum; Paris Cp 5172 (149), 297, S.1095; London B591; Cairo 26667; Naples 364
  • Remarks: Female head antefix of type Lotus B II, with small human head with elaborate coils of hair at sides of head, surrounded by palmette (above) and lotus (to sides and below).
  • Bibliography: Minervini 1880, Pl. XXI, fig. 1 = P220; Koch 1912, pp. 59-60, nos.P218-P226, P273-P276, 6864; Winter 1974, catalogue p. 28, no. 151; Winter 1986, p. 180, type J
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Etruscans at Capua: Reflections of history in artistic production. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 179-184
    Terracotta representations of human heads used as architectural decoration in the Archaic period. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Dissertation Bryn Mawr College. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 1974
    Terrecotte del Museo Campana, vol. 1. Author: Minervini, G.. Place of publication: Napoli. Publication Date: 1880
  • Type of decoration: Female head in "Krobylos" hairdo
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Provinciale Campano
  • Mouldmade: yes

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