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1813, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1813
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with mouldmade bearded Gorgoneion in relief surrounded by shell frame of convex tongues/torus/flat fascia
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 36-37, Type V variant, P.67, pl. VI.4
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/bearded Gorgoneion in relief
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 33.1
  • Width: 31.7
  • MPD: 7.1
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4 with grayish core
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 8/2. Red-orange 2.5YR 4/6 alternate inner outline of tongues, outer stripe on flat fascia & volute, lips, tongue, alternate beard strands, chiton, wavy bands on raised horizontal band separating chiton from base, lower band & upright hooks on meander. black alternate outlines of tongues, diagonal band on torus, volute eye, hair, alternate beard strands, top edge of chiton, wavy band on raised horizontal band below chiton, top band & pendent hooks on hook meander; black wash on flat back
  • Condition: Single piece, missing left & top of shell, bottom left corner of base, chips from nose & tongue
  • Height strigil: 8.5
  • Width strigil: 6.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height head: 16.6
  • Height face: 13.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 10.5
  • Width nose bottom: 3.5
  • Width mouth: 7.6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 8.5
  • Height strigil: 8.5
  • Width strigil: 6.3
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.5/1.6
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Height antefix base: 8
  • Depth antefix base: 2.8
  • Inner H cover tile: 12
  • Outer H cover tile: 19.6
  • Inner W cover tile: 9.4
  • Outer W cover tile: ca. 25.4
  • Thickness tile: ca. 8
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