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255, Capua, Curti

  • Record number: 255
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Curti
  • Position: Ridge pole end
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta
  • Remarks: Large head moulded in moderately high relief. Hair in snail curls parted in center. Small ears at eye level. Fangs at outer edge of mouth, pendent tongue, slightly squared chin, short flame-like tongues of beard.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, p. 74, IV. Art ad Pl. 21.2 (wrongly numbered H.28); Fischer-Hansen 1992, p. 199, No. 151
  • Publication record: Catalogue. Campania, South Italy and Sicily. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 11 (H.33)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 35
  • Width: 34
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Cream slip
  • Condition: Broken around top & side edges 2 fragments
  • Distance outer eyes: 12.8
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