Antefix Fragment

Item

Title
Antefix Fragment
Inventory Number
A0401
Date Acquired
1909
Source
Magoffin
Provenance
Italy
From Date
-50
To Date
100
Description
Head of woman in tall ribbed kalathos flaring toward top, smooth roll of hair above forehead, long undulating locks down sides; features of face well articulated. Flanked by v volute, smaller loop above, larger below, separated by lotus bud; above symmetrical volute, members separated by lotus bud. Tracesof yellow, blue, orange and red paint
State of Preservation
Upper portion only pres., w all of one side volute and adjacent part of lower left face missing. Much of added paint worn off.
Height
15.5 cm
Width
12.0 cm
Color
Clay body 7.5YR 7/4 (pink). Added colors: white c 5Y 8/1 (white); orange ca 5YR 6/6 (reddish yellow); blue ca 5B 5/1 (bluish gray); red 10R 4/4 (weak red).
Notes
Slide Coll
Type
architecture
Material
fired clay