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1150, Capua

  • Record number: 1150
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Satricum. Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 432, HIN 433, HIN 436. Naples 21581: Rescigno 1998a, fig. 188
  • Remarks: Well-preserved antefix with Gorgon head in relief, surrounded by strigil shell frame with convex tongues with raised edges/roll/flat fascia ending in volute with round eye. Below head & shell, tall recessed bottom border with painted meander
  • Bibliography: Serra 1934, pp. 5 & 13 top row, left
  • Publication record: Il R. Museo Artistico Industriale di Roma. Author: Serra, L.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1934
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion with strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo dei Conservatori
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 33
  • Width: 33.9
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 10YR 4/4
  • Paint: White slip on front 5Y 7/3, black on alternating outlining bands on strigils, hair, eyebrows & lids, pupils, alternating beard strands, red-purple 5R 3/2 on alternating strigil outlines & beard strands, ear outlines, Vs on forehead, chiton decoration, meander, cream slip on upper back 2.5Y 6/4
  • Condition: Chip from one top strigil
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height face: 14.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.3
  • Width nose bottom: 3.6
  • Width mouth: 7.8
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Convex: yes
  • Height antefix base: 6.9
  • Width antefix base: 21.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 13.6
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 14
  • Outer W cover tile: 18.8
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