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1151, Capua

  • Record number: 1151
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with Gorgon head in relief, surrounded by strigil shell frame with raised edges around tongues/inner roll ending in volutes with round eyes. Below head & shell, recessed bottom border. On back, vertical ridge rising above small cover tile
  • Bibliography: Serra 1934, pp. 5 & 13 top row, right
  • Publication record: Il R. Museo Artistico Industriale di Roma. Author: Serra, L.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1934
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion with strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo dei Conservatori
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 34.4
  • Width: `33.4
  • MPD: 6.4
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, black on alternating strigil inner outlines, diagonal bands on roll, hair, brows & lids, pupils, alternating beard strands, bottom band across border, red-brown 10R 4/3 on alternating strigil inner outline & beard strands, lips & tongue, chiton top, alternating zigzags on base
  • Condition: Well-preserved including much paint
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height face: 11.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.9
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2
  • Width mouth: 6.8
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Convex: yes
  • Height antefix base: 5.2
  • Width antefix base: 22
  • Outer H cover tile: 11
  • Outer W cover tile: 19
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