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5421, Cumae

  • Record number: 5421
  • Site: Cumae
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Pithecusae; Rome, Regia III
  • Remarks: Gorgoneion antefix. Finished round bottom edge hanging below cover tile.
  • Bibliography: Scatozza 1971, p. 74, fig. 20; Rescigno 1998a, p. 214, F3401, no. 70, pl. VI.70, b & fig. 28; Winter 2006b, p. 352, fig. 1.a; Winter 2009a, p. 171, 3.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Gorgons, Minotaurs and Sibyls: a shared early Archaic terracotta roofing system at Pithecusae, Cumae and Rome
    Le terrecotte architettoniche cumane di età arcaica
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale storerooms: 171530
  • Mouldmade: yes

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