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4126, Capua

  • Record number: 4126
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas: Capua 453; Berlin TC 7163; Copenhagen NCG H.31 (I639). Variations: Koch 1912 P203, 205 (for date of which, cf. female head from inscribed Oscan stele in the Museo Provinciale Campano). In storerooms of Museo Provinciale Campano there are 2 more examples, heads 577 and one without number. Also 727, nearly complete example, & 477
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with folds of drapery, single strand of long hair following contour of encircling flat band with outer roll; shell frame mostly missing.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 45-46, P199, Type VII, Pl. IX.2; Winter 1978, p. 43, pl. 21.4; Winter 1986, p. 180, Type K, fig.11
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien
    Etruscans at Capua: Reflections of history in artistic production
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Provinciale Campano: 31
  • Mouldmade: yes

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