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1147, Capua

  • Record number: 1147
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque with relief head of Gorgon with 2 strands of beaded hair alongside face, beard (or hair visible behind decapitated head below chin), surrounded by flat band inside torus ending in volute with round eye. Tall recessed bottom border, probably originally with painted meander. No strut on back. Curved cover tile, with edges on plaque painted with brown-black wash
  • Bibliography: Serra 1934, pp. 5 & 13 middle row, center
  • Publication record: Il R. Museo Artistico Industriale di Roma. Author: Serra, L.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1934
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo dei Conservatori
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 31
  • Width: 30.2
  • MPD: 7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3 on front, 6/4 on back, black hair, red ear outline, tongue, alternating strands of beard, chiton edge
  • Condition: Missing most of shell frame
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height face: 13.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 10.6
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2
  • Width mouth: 7.1
  • Type shell: Strigils
  • Convex: yes
  • Height antefix base: 6.6
  • Width antefix base: 26.8
  • Inner H cover tile: 17.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 20
  • Inner W cover tile: 16.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 23

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