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4843, Canosa

  • Record number: 4843
  • Site: Canosa
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Medusa head antefix. Crude plaque following shape of head. Heavy wings at top, to either side are holes. Below, head with heavy spiral locks. Thick eyebrows with vertical hatching.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, D684
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Type of decoration: Medusa head
  • Current Collection: British Museum: D684
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Gray slip 2.5Y 5/2. White paint on front 2.5Y 8/2 (probably secondary deposit). Purple paint(?).
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