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4088, Capua(?)

  • Record number: 4088
  • Site: Capua(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Replicas: Koch P218-226, 273-276, 6864; Siena 37787; Berlin TC 7896; Frankfurt a.M., Historisches Museum; London B591; Cairo 26667
  • Remarks: .Antefix plaque with small female head in diadem, surrounded by floral elements: at either side of head, lotus leaves bordered by a flat fascia ending in a volute, above head 5 thick cordoned tongues of palmette. "Krobylos" hairdo with 2 beaded strands coiled over & around ears, falling downwards toward neck & drawn upwards again to be held in place by bands alongside bottom of ears
  • Bibliography: Maspéro-Quibell, Guide to the Cairo Museum, 1910, p. 366 says Daphne (Tell Defneh) as provenance; C.C. Edgar, Greek Bronzes, p. II Introduction; Koch 1912, pp. 59-60, Lotus type B II, p. 41, n. 3
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Palmette/lotus/female head in "Krobylos" hairdo
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museé Égyptien
  • Mouldmade: yes

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