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4846, Capua

  • Record number: 4846
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Comparanda: Naples 200557
  • Remarks: Antefix with pendent 7-leaf palmette surrounded by strigil shell frame with cordoned diamond/lozenge at top center, recessed bottom border with painted guilloche.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 170, B602; Koch 1912, p. 28, Pl. 5.2; Heurgon 1986, p. 171, fig. 1
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Les antefixes archaiques de Capoue. Author: Heurgon, J.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 171-175
  • Type of decoration: Pendent palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.5
  • Width: 27
  • Paint: Brown slip. Purple-red decoration round strigils and central vertical band, diamond heart at top, diagonal bands on rounnded moulding, cordoned edges of palmette, volute eyes, ground below palmette, guilloche on recessed base. No black.
  • Height palmette: 15.5
  • Height antefix base: 3.8

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