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2543, Cumae

  • Record number: 2543
  • Site: Cumae
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Minturnae antefixes with female head: Rescigno 1998a, p. 342, C3212, fig. 203
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix shell frame with finished right side edge, preserving parts of 3 convex tongues, bordered by wide flat band ending in volute, with curved cutout edge below volute, and small palmette in interstices between volute and band. Volute band has dark red ground with palmette leaf edged in red.
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13
  • Width: 10.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red 5R 3/2-4/3. White 10YR 7/3.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8

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