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4955, Caere

  • Record number: 4955
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 6 other examples from same mould: Rome, Villa Giulia 32432 from Pyrgi: Arch Cl 9 (1957) pp. 206-222, Pl. 92:2; Louvre Cp4797, S2627E, S2627F (4 examples in addition to Andren); Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe: StEtr 11 (1937) pp. 273-497, no. 87R, Fig. 107; Andrén 1940, Pl. 18:58, Caere III:10
  • Remarks: Shell antefix with head of black man with nappy hair on top of head and at sides..
  • Bibliography: Ten centuries that shaped the West 1971, pp. 299-300, no. 146
  • Type of decoration: Head of black man
  • Last Recorded Collection: D. + J. de Ménil Collection
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20
  • Paint: Colors well-preserved.

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