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4052, Capua, S. Maria di Capua Vetere

  • Record number: 4052
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: S. Maria di Capua Vetere
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Life-sized head of boy with long, curly locks. Hollow, handmade. Head turns slightly to his right and upward, but looks downwards. Mouth open. Many locks of hair on his top right side have detached. Bought from P. Arndt. Szilagyi, J. Gy. believes not from same group as 4799 but later.
  • Bibliography: Hekler 1929, p. 114, no. 104 with illustration, H 20.3, from same group as 4799
  • Publication record: Die Sammlung antiker Skulpturen, Museum der bildenden Künste in Budapest.. Author: Hekler, A.. Place of publication: Wien. Publication Date: 1929
  • Type of decoration: Head of Niobid
  • Last Recorded Collection: Szépmüveszeti Muzeum
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: Brown, purified
  • Condition: Broken at top, missing forehead, chin restored, broken through mid-neck.
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