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  • Record number: 859
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Capua: Koch 1912, p. 37, note 1, Pl. 6, no. 3. Copenhagen NCG, HIN 434
  • Remarks: Small antefix plaque with Gorgoneion with 2 rows of snail curls across forehead and 2 waved strands of hair at either side of beard, flanked by volutes. Below beard, chiton top. Across bottom, tall recessed base with painted meander. Fairly crisp mould. Black on round moulding, volute eye, hair, alternating strands of beard, alternating vertical bands on chiton top, top line of meander. Red-brown on volute bands, alternate beard strands, chiton top & alternating vertical stripes on chiton, box with star & alternating meander band
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 499, No. I:8, Pl. 156:523
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.2
  • Width: 25.5
  • Paint: Cream slip 2.5Y 7/4, red-brown 7.5YR 4/4, black
  • Condition: Preserves head and lower part of antefix plaque
  • Height face: 10.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.4
  • Width mouth: 7.1
  • Height antefix base: 6.1
  • Width antefix base: 22.6
  • Inner H cover tile: 13.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 15
  • Inner W cover tile: 13
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.1
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