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1825, Campania

  • Record number: 1825
  • Site: Campania
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas: Koch P218-226, 273-276, 6864; Siena 37787; Frankfurt a.M., Historisches Museum; London B591; Cairo 26667
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque with small female head in diadem, surrounded by floral elements: at either side of head, lotus leaves bordered by a flat fascia ending in a volute. "Krobylos" hairdo with 2 beaded strands coiled over & around ears, falling downwards toward neck & drawn upwards again to be held in place by bands alongside bottom of ears. Type Lotus B II.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 59-60, Type B.II; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 234, C 2.14; Winter 1986, p. 180, Type J
  • 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
    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
  • Type of decoration: Palmette/lotus/female head in "Krobylos" hairdo
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.5
  • Width: 33.6
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 10YR 5/2 burned
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 7/3. Red-brown 2.5YR 4/2 outline of flat fascia, necklace band, 3 palmette leaves on chiton, outline on top & bottom of chiton raised band/top border. black diadem top, hair, eyes, lotus leaf interior, pendent tear drop below volute, area on back of plaque around cover tile
  • Condition: Preserves head between outer tips of lotus; broken across top & bottom
  • Height head: 9.9
  • Height face: 7.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.9
  • Width nose bottom: 1.7
  • Width mouth: 1.9
  • Height lotus: 33.5
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