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2387, Cumae, Terrace of Temple of Apollo

  • Record number: 2387
  • Site: Cumae
  • Building or zone: Terrace of Temple of Apollo
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Gorgoneion antefix with scar of cover tile, finished round lower edge. W eye 4.8. Recessed base.
  • Bibliography: Rescigno 1998a, p. 214, no. F3401.70, pl. VI.70, b, fig. 28; Winter 2006b, p. 352, fig. 1.a; Winter 2009a, p. 171, 3.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Gorgons, Minotaurs and Sibyls: a shared early Archaic terracotta roofing system at Pithecusae, Cumae and Rome
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 171530
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17R
  • Width: 18.4R
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White skin 10YR 6/3. black hair. Red lines, pupil, mouth, ear, tongue 2.5R 4/2.
  • Condition: 2 non-joining fragments
  • Width nose bottom: est.3.8(?)
  • Width mouth: 3 w/tongue
  • Height antefix base: 1.1
  • Thickness tile: 3
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