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4858, Capua

  • Record number: 4858
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas: Koch 1912, P235, 236; Berlin, Antiquarium Inv. 7160; imitation from Teano: BdA 1963, p. 133, Fig. 5a
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame. Mounted in base, so MPH is only estimated. W roll 1.5. No strut.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, pp. 167-168, B592; Koch 1912, pp. 44-45, Type VI, Pl. VIII.2; Heurgon 1986, p. 171; Winter 1986, p. 179, fig. 6
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    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
    Les antefixes archaiques de Capoue. Author: Heurgon, J.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 171-175
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 31.6
  • Width: 32.3
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Red and black on roll as diagonal bands, outlining inner strigil in alternation and meander on base: 7.5R 4/4 red. Black hair, volute eye. Red decoration on flat fascia, dress, wavy line and dots on upper base, scallop edge of headdress. Brown around cover tile.
  • Height strigil: 7.5
  • Width strigil: 4.3
  • Height face: 9.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.8
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 7.5
  • Width strigil: 4.3
  • Height antefix base: 4.4 est.
  • Width antefix base: 23.3
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