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4855, Capua

  • Record number: 4855
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Satricum: Rome VG 10102, 10106. Also 2 replicas in Municipio of Santa Maria a Capua Vetere; Berlin TC 7159, London B594, B604; Rome, Museo Artistico Industriale; Paris Cp5950, Cp5147 (445), S1094; Cairo 26668
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame. W strigil at back 4.5 including 2 ridges. No strut.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 168, B593; Koch 1912, pp. 41-43, Type IV, Pl. VIII.1; Heurgon 1986, p. 171, fig. 2; Winter 1986, p. 179, fig. 2
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Etruscans at Capua: Reflections of history in artistic production. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 179-184
    Les antefixes archaiques de Capoue. Author: Heurgon, J.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 171-175
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 32.8
  • Width: 34.5
  • Clay: 5R 5/2
  • Paint: Surface light brown 10YR 6/3. Cream slip over entire front, top and upper part of back 10YR 7/2. Black/brown hair, ear outline, inner edge of every 2nd strigil, area around cover tile attachment 10YR 3/1. Red eyelids, lips, dress, inner outline of every other strigil, outlining volute band 10R 5/4.
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 4.5
  • Height face: 10
  • Distance outer eyes: 6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 4.5
  • Width fascia: 1.5
  • Torus or flat: Roll
  • Height antefix base: 2.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 15.7
  • Inner W cover tile: 14.7
  • Thickness tile: 1.7
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