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256, Capua, Curti

  • Record number: 256
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Curti
  • Position: Ridge pole end
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta
  • Remarks: Moderately high relief. Double torus frame (Diam. 42) projects from head. Oxen ears & horns. Th plaque edge 3.5, + torus 4.5. Beard of 3 rows of snail curls with scalloped bottom edge. White slip, over which black ground, red skin
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 74-75, I. Art ad Pl. 22.2 (wrongly numbered H.29); Isler, Acheloos, pp. 60-62, cat. No. 148; Fischer-Hansen 1992, p. 198, No. 150
  • Publication record: Catalogue. Campania, South Italy and Sicily. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1992
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos mask
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 42
  • Width: 42
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: White slip, red, black
  • Condition: Top 1/3 & most of beard preserved
  • Distance outer eyes: 12.6
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