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259, Capua

  • Record number: 259
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 7163; Koch 1912, P199-202, 204 & Die Welt der Etrusker, cat. No. 2 C.13; K√§stner 1984, p. 67, 3; Winter 1986, p. 180, Type K, fig. 11
  • Remarks: Female head with highly placed ears at side of head, folds of drapery below neck. Part of large cover tile with plaque rising above, preserved from top of head to part of base.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 45-46, Type A7. Art, Pl. 9.2 (wrongly numbered H.31); Fischer-Hansen 1992, p. 193, no. 145
  • Publication record: Catalogue. Campania, South Italy and Sicily. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien
  • Type of decoration: Female head in strigil shell frame
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 14 (H.36)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27.5
  • Clay: dark red-brown
  • Paint: Cream slip, black, red-brown
  • Condition: Missing shell & lower right corner
  • Height face: 12.3
  • Type shell: Strigil

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