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4053, Capua, S. Maria di Capua Vetere

  • Record number: 4053
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: S. Maria di Capua Vetere
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Comparanda: Pergamon altar
  • Remarks: Young male figure, nude, looking upwards to left, drawing mantle over head. Hollow, handmade, with large round opening (vent hole) in back, RH 13. W neck 13. H base of neck-waist 30.4. Strongly modelled torso, very muscular. Short curly hair, thick. Eyes deep-set with pupils outlined and dot for center. Mouth open with top teeth visible. Bought from P. Arndt. Szilagyi, J. Gy. Believes not from same group as 4028.
  • Bibliography: Hekler 1929, pp. 110-114, no. & fig. 103, from same group as 4028; Szilagyi 1988, p. 79, 74.k Capua
  • Publication record: Ant. Möv.. Author: Szilagyi, J.G.. Publication Date: 1988. Pages: 72
    Die Sammlung antiker Skulpturen, Museum der bildenden Künste in Budapest.. Author: Hekler, A.. Place of publication: Wien. Publication Date: 1929
  • Type of decoration: Niobid
  • Last Recorded Collection: Szépmüveszeti Muzeum
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 64
  • Width: 57R
  • MPD: 23.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Surface covered with light beige slip 10YR 7/3. Possible brown paint 7.5YR 5/4.
  • Condition: Arms missing (right upper arm restored), broken through hips. Restored from many pieces.
  • Height face: 16
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.1
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2
  • Width mouth: 3.9

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