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1824, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1824
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque with cutout edges around figure of draped female with wings (Eos), carrying nude youth (Kephalos) in her arms. Head of Eos in round with diadem & hair pulled back into bun/pug with central depression at back. Kephalos shown with frontal head & upper torso, profile buttocks & legs; his right hand on Eos's right shoulder, his left hand grasping her left wrist. Worn mould. 3 struts/ridges on back for support, 2 curving, semicircular, at lower end to either side of fragment; central wedge-shaped ridge with scar for possible strut at bottom
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, p. 67, Type D, pl. XVII.1 & fig. 9; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 237, C 2.24
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Eos and Kephalos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: ca. 20.5
  • Width: 23.8
  • MPD: ca. 10
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6 with dark gray core
  • Paint: Red-brown slip on back 7.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Preserves upper part of Eos & most of Kephalos
  • Height head: 5.9/4.1
  • Height face: 4.9/
  • Width nose bottom: 1.1/.6
  • Width mouth: 1.5/.9
  • H shoulder-waist: /5.4

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