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1817, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1817
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Leipzig, Arch. Inst. T 3155
  • Remarks: Mouldmade plaque with Acheloos head in relief, with finished edges following the contour of the head. Horns, animal ears below horns, snail curls in 4 rows on forehead. Head tilts forward at top. Cover tile attached to top of diadem/head, down to below ears. Mouldmade but with reworking before firing: incisions on beard, etc. Th plaque at bottom 1.7. H diadem 2.9
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 70-71, Type B, pl. XVIII.5; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 236, C 2.19; LIMC I, p. 18, no. 81 (500-480 B.C.)
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.7
  • Width: 19.1
  • MPD: 8.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 with gray core
  • Paint: Possible red on forehead
  • Condition: Complete plaque but cracked
  • Height head: 19.3
  • Height face: 16
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.3
  • Width nose bottom: 3.5
  • Width mouth: 4.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.9
  • Inner W cover tile: 11
  • Outer W cover tile: 18.7
  • Thickness tile: 4.9
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