Menu
Search
Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)
Search

1823, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1823
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: London, BM, GR 1877.8-2.7 (B 592)
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque with female head wearing segmented cap, surrounded by strigil shell superimposed at top with lotus below 3-leaf palmette. Burned. Back slightly concave behind head
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 44-45, Type VI
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell with lotus & palmette/female head in segmented cap
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.4
  • Width: 14.2
  • MPD: 9.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4 burned
  • Paint: White surface 2.5Y 8/2. Dark purple-brown 10R 4/2 inner outline of left tongue, lotus leaves?, diagonal bands, ground of segmented cap, eyes. Black hair, right tongue inner outline, area above cover tile on back of plaque
  • Condition: Preserves head & top of floral shell
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height head: 12.7
  • Height face: 9.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 3.3
  • Height floral field: 9.5
  • Height lotus: 8.2
  • Type shell: Strigil/floral
  • Width shell: 9.1
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.5
  • Torus or flat: torus
Image

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/9F59A926-BC4E-4DA3-A2B1-A6B5651AB4DB

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top