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5480, Suessula (Cancello)

  • Record number: 5480
  • Site: Suessula (Cancello)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas from Capua: Koch 1912, P138-166; Santa Maria a Capua Vetere, Municipio (2); Rome, Museo Artistico Industriale, no. 13; Florence, Museo Archeologico, no. 72998; Berlin, Antiquarium, inv. 7899; Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg, H.94, 95 (I.675,676) and Nationalmuseum, Schrank (case) 95, no. 32; Cairo, Musee Egyptien, no. 26666
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem, with 2 long beaded strands of hair at either side of neck & chest, flanked by lotus leaves/flat fascia ending in pendent lotus, below upper frame of 7 convex strigils. Tall recessed base. Type Lotus A II.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, p. 99, p. 56
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes

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