Terracottas

         




Greek Terracotta Figurines


N.83: TC Female Figurine from Capua (6th c BCE)

Mould made standing female of Dadaelic type with tall polos. Bilaterally symmetrical with arms close to sides, probably wearing simple tunic belted at waist. Triangular contour of face, nose articulated with slight depressions for eyes on either side; some indication of mass of hair straight across forehead. Stands on squarish base, articulated primarily at front.
Dimensions:H 8.33 cm.; W across chest 1.85 cm. x Th 1.5 cm.; W at base 1.83 cm. x Th 1.63 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.12a


N.87: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (6th c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w himation draped over head and falling down over outside of r arm, coming forward over l breast, w fold coming across front r side and tucked under l arm folds of chiton and himation articulated by incision. Hairline, eyes, nose, and mouth articulated by incision.
Dimensions:Max H pres 10.89 cm.; max W pres 5.39 cm. x Th 3.91 cm.
photograph: Neg: 15.18


N.196: TC Tanagra-type Figurine of Eros from ? (3rd c BCE)

Youthful male figure in short tunic pulled diagonally across lower body leaving genitalia bare and with cloak pulled up around head and falling behind body on right side but held in position on shoulder by right hand and pulled over outstretched left hand; bare legs separated in walking position with trace of sandal strap and sole on right foot. Face with delicately articulated features with masses of curls framing forehead under edge of cloak which is tight to head above curls but spreads out to frame lower part of face. Wings sprout from shoulder with articulating of feathers in lower half, upper surface smooth, originally coated all over with white slip; pinkish on tunic.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.64 cm.; W across arms at mid body 3.7 cm.; W pres across tips of wings 6.94 cm.; max Th across body and left hand 2.22 cm.
photograph: Neg: 15.14, 15


N.204: TC Head of Male from S Italy (ca 500 BCE)

Youthful male w hair arranged in roll around forehead and pulled to broad chignon at back of neck; fillet articulated w small pellets originally came round from back of head to behind roll at forehead and hair in front and behind fillet over forehead decorated w row of circular depressions. Mouth & nose articulated, bulging pupils under slightly raised brow edge. Projecting from left jaw flat surface, concave below, ?beard.
Dimensions:Max H pres 7.88 cm.; max W pres 6.62 cm.; max Th pres 7.12 cm.
photograph: Neg: 11.24


N.205: TC Female Swinger Fragment from S. Italy (Late 6th c BCE)

Female in polos w hair above forehead in two masses articulated w close-set waves. Slightly bulging eyes w rims articulated above & below under slightly raised edge of brow. Prominent nose which squeezed while clay still pliable w fingerprint on l side; upturned lips in faint archaic smile. Poorly articulated ears w trace of large pendant earrings. Suspension hole in top of polos.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.75 cm.; max W pres 6.9 cm.; max Th 3.83 cm.
photograph: Neg: 11.26


N.502: TC figurine: hydrophoros (early 4th c BCE)

Terracotta statuette of a woman carrying a hydria (early 4th c. BCE; H. 23 cm; formerly in a European collection, acquired in the 1950s). She preserves much of her original paint.


Italic Terracotta Figurines

N.31: TC Duck Feeder from Italy (4th-3rd c BCE)
Small vessel in shape of duck with folded wings, attached to squarish base, at front of left wing projecting semicircular lip where attached body pierced with 5 strainer holes; attached to projection double horizontal loop handle with rectangular attachment on top just in front of strainer projection. Wing and tail feathers articulated with parallel incisions; eyes incised, two small incisions on either side at back of bill, and juncture of bill incised leading to aperture extending into body of vessel. Originally coated all over with reddish paint.
Dimensions:H 9.63 cm.; W across handle 8.21 cm.; L from breast to tip of tail 9.82 cm.; Base 4.68 cm x 4.1 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.25; 9.27, 28


N.33: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing woman with palla pulled over head and with right arm, emerging from palla placed diagonally across the chest. Shallow indentations for eyes sole indications of facial features.
Dimensions:Max H pres 9.85 cm.; max W pres 3.86 cm.; max Th 3.05 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.1, 3.24a


N.34: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing woman with palla draped over head coming down over arm on left side; on right side arm extends out of palla to waist which articulated roll of drapery. On head hairline and nose articulated.
Dimensions:Max H pres 7.8 cm.; max W pres 4.2 cm.; max Th pres 3.3 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.2, 3.25a


N.35: TC Female Figurine from Capua (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla draped over head and falling on either side of body and continuing into heavy vertical folds at left side; arms folded in front at waist and left knee bent.
Dimensions:H 14.12 cm.; max W at mid-body 3,78 cm.; max W at base 4.05 cm.; max W at projecting knee 3.2 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.3


N.36: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla falling from shoulders on both sides; r arm folded across waist; l arm possibly at side & resting on ?rocklike projection; l knee bent.
Dimensions:Max H pres 10.43 cm.; max W at mid-body 3.1 cm.; max W a base 4.05 cm.; max Th at knee 3.39 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.4


N.37: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla draped over head and falling on either side, pulled across body diagonally over r arm; l arm at side holding vertical clump of drapery; slightly projecting right knee. Pinched ridge of clay articulating face. 2 large vent holes in back.
Dimensions:Max H pres 12.17 cm.; max W pres. 3.03 cm.; max Th pres 2.55 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.5


N.38: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure in palla draped over head and falling down sides, pulled over front of body over r arm which folded over waist; l arm at side holding heavy clump of drapery which falls in folds along l leg; r knee bent forward. Resting on squarish base.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.98 cm.; max W pres 3.54 cm; max Th pres 3.03 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.6


N.39: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure in palla which falls over both shoulders and is pulled diagonally across body over the right arm and hand; left arm at side holding small vertical clump of drapery; projecting right knee. Angular base irregularly articulated only at front.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.65 cm.; max W pres at knee 3.27 cm.; max W at base 4.2 cm.; max Th at knee 2.55 cm.; max Th at base 3.15 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.7


N.40: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure with palla draped over head and falling on shoulders, probably pulled across body over left arm which is bent at waist; right arm probably straight against body. Barely perceptible indentation for eyes and slight rise of surfaces for breasts.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.5 cm. Max W pres 3.9 cm. Max Th 2.29 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.11


N.41A and N.41B: Two joining (not mended) Fragments of Seated Male Figurine, from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Two fragments of legs of seated figure with drapery folds falling between legs; traces of red and white paint. Fragment A: bent r leg, possibly w drapery pulled tight over leg; foot projecting in front of squarish base. Fragment B: l leg & base as on A, w traces of red and white paint to r of leg; crude articulation of toes. On outside of leg traces of drapery over thigh and projection, possibly of seat or throne.
Dimensions:Fragment A: Max H pres 6.87 cm.; max W pres at knee 4.96 cm. x Th 2.58 cm.; max W at foot 3.86 cm x Th 1.34 cm.
Dimensions:Fragment B: Max H pres 7.0 cm. max W pres at knee 3.83 cm. x Th ca 1.85 cm.; max W pres at base 3.18 cm x Th 2.3 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.14


N.42: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made elongated figure wearing palla pulled over head and falling at sides, pulled across body over right arm which is bent up across body; probably held in left hand which rests just below right. Stola, pulled tight under breast, falls in vertical pleats from waist.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.5 cm.; max W pres 3.0 cm.; max Th 2.94 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.12


N.43: TC Female Figurine from Capua (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure wearing small polos over which draped palla which falls down along shoulders and is probably pulled across front of body over slightly bent right arm; apparently palla held at left side at front of body by raised left hand, fingers of which crudely articulated. Beneath polos hairline articulated and front of face crudely pinched forward; feet rest on shallow base which is bent up from the back and is not level, so that the figure cannot stand unsupported
Dimensions:Max H 14.4 cm.; W at level of hands 4.06 cm. x Th 2.1 cm.; max W at base 3.98 cm. x Th 2.5 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.8


N.44: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd/1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure wearing palla draped over head and pulled diagonally across chest over r arm, l arm at side.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.96 cm.; Max W pres 4.11 cm. x Th 2.83 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.9


N.45: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd/1st c BCE

Mould made standing figure wearing palla draped over head and held diagonally across body over r arm, l arm at side; some articulation of diagonal drapery folds over lower body; some articulation of hairline and nose.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.86 cm.; max W pres 3.47 cm. x Th 2.83 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.10


N.46: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd/1st c BCE)

Mould made standing woman wearing palla draped over head and falling to sides; some articulation of drapery roll below breasts; some articulation of hairline, eyes & breasts. Traces of white paint.
Dimensions:Max H pres 5.5 cm.; max W pres 2.56 cm.; max Th pres 2.76 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.13, 5.33a


PN.47: Fragment of Seated Figurine from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Fragment of figure, possibly male, seated on squarish ?throne. Only recognizable portion of figure preserved is right arm bent up from elbow, possibly covered by some kind of cloak.
Dimensions:Max H pres 5.7 cm.; max W pres 3.95 cm.; max Th pres 2.03 cm.
photograph: Neg: 2.15


N.63: TC Uterus from Italy (2nd/1st c BCE)

Fragmentary uterus irregularly oval with h ribbing, flat on back.
Dimensions:Max H pres 9.07 cm.; max W pres 5.42 cm.; max Th pres 3.84 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.16


N.64: TC Phallus (or Stopper) from ?Italy (2nd/1st c BCE)

Slightly convex-sided cone tapering to well-rounded apex rising front broad flat base; broad constriction c a 1/3 h above base.
Dimensions:H 5.24 cm.; D base 5.46 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.30


N.65: TC Female Figurine from Capua (2nd/1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla draped over head and falling down sides, pulled around lower body over bent r arm to bent l knee; ? lower l arms curves in front of body. Stands on squarish base.
Dimensions:H 12.88 cm.; max W at base 4.26 cm x Th 3.38 cm.; Width at mid-body 2.92 cm x 2.85 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.27


N.66: TC ?Warrior from Capua (3rd-1st c BCE)

Very crudely made ?warrior w head set against oval background, arms at sides. 3 diagonal ridges on chest suggesting cuirass, from which hand two triangular flaps over top of long, very thin legs. Vertical ridge on face possibly chance product of crude manufacture. Flat base pushed up irregularly at front while clay still moist. Plain back covered with finger impressions.
Dimensions:H 14.87 cm.; Width at mid-body 3.75 cm. x 2.07 cm.; Width base 4.35 cm. x Th 2.33 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.28


N.67: TC Figurine from Capua (3rd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure of indeterminate sex with arms crossed diagonally on upper body and legs articulated by pinched vertical ridges; face projecting forward with vertical ridge marking prominent nose; on flat base semi-circular at front. Apparently coated on front with red paint over white slip.
Dimensions:H 10.15 cm.; W across arms 3.28 cm. x Th 1.73 cm.; W base 2.65 cm. x Th 2.25 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.29


N.68: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure with palla draped over head and falling to the back on her right and to the front on her left; arms come across front of body below fold of sinus. Vertical grooves marking front of hair mass above forehead, nose articulated by vertical ridge and folds of upper and lower garment articulated primarily by vertical incision.
Dimensions:Max H pres 9.15 cm.; max W pres at mid-body 2.76 cm. x Th 3.1 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.8


N.69: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure with palla draped over head falling behind shoulder at right in front at left with right arm bent and right hand pulling drapery across front of body; left leg bent at knee. V-shaped hairline, articulated eyes indicated by depressions in triangular face and incised lines articulate a few drapery folds on upper body, and below waist folds above knee articulated in triangular pattern of ridges, vertical incision indicating folds over right leg.
Dimensions:Max H pres 9.67 cm.; max W pres at mid body 3.2 cm. x Th 2.35 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.9


<>B>N.70: TC Female Figure Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure with palla draped over head coming slightly forward at chest and pulled up at left by right hand which is pulled across body; right leg bent at knee; articulation of folds in lower body falling straight over left leg curving from bent right leg.
Dimensions:Max H pres 12 cm.; W across right arm 3.59 cm. x Th 2.42 cm.; W pres at bent knee 2.97 cm. x Th 3.12 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.10


N.71: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla, probably draped over head, pulled across body over r arm, r knee forward; vertical folds down l side, a few diagonal folds across front of body toward bent knee. Stands on fairly tall squarish base.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.82 cm.; W across arms 3.56 cm. x 2.21 cm.; W at base 3.73 cm. c 3.34 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.31


N.72: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made ?seated figure w palla draped over head and falling down sides; head angled downward & hands folded across waist just breasts. Projections at sides of lower body possibly sides of chair; one leg forward with vertical folds of drapery to r. Coated all over front w white slip, traces of which on plain back.
Dimensions:Max H pres 10.08 cm.; max W at lower body 3.95 cm. x 3.65 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.11


N.73: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla draped over head, falling down sides and pulled across body from both sides by hands resting on hips; low-slung sinus. Eyes and nose nicely articulated under mass of hair across forehead.
Dimensions:Max H pres 13.93 cm.; max W at mid-body 4.45 cm. x Th. 3.72 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.7


N.74: TC Male Figurine from Capua (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure of Sophoclean type with right arm and hand completely covered by himation and left arm, slightly bent, close to side with large clump of drapery falling forward from left hand; left foot projecting slightly before right, small base. Eyes, mouth and nose articulated and irregular incisions articulating hair mass which is particularly defined around face. Very large vent hole in plain back.
Dimensions:H 12.72 cm.; W at waist 3.23 cm. x Th 2.63 cm.; max W across lower body 3.89 cm. x Th 3.12 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.1a, 27a, 28a


N.75: TC Male Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure of Sophoclean type with right arm placed diagonally across chest, himation pulled over head, coming down on both sides and at right covering upper arm; left arm close to body and left hand possibly pulling drapery across lower body. Only articulation is of folds of himation over right arm and trace of folds on lower body.
Dimensions:Max H pres 7.01 cm.; max W pres 3.22 cm.; W at break 2.85 cm. x max Th 2.6 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.2a


N.76: TC Male Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure of Sophoclean type with right arm placed diagonally across chest with; at right himation pulled over arm, leaving hand free at point where folds of drapery from left side continue line of right arm to left edge; left arm coming down close to side, with bend forward beginning at about waist and apparently completely covered by himation which falls in folds over weight-bearing left leg; right knee slightly bent. Catenery folds articulated across body below right arm.
Dimensions:Max H pres 9.57 cm.; W across upper body 3.85 cm. x Th 2.55 cm.; W at break at bottom 4.25 cm. x Th 3.4 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.3a, 26a


N.77: TC Male Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure of Sophoclean type w r arm pulled over chest, arm at side holding drapery w folds falling toward feet; r leg bent at knee; 2 folds articulated over l leg. Squarish base.
Dimensions:Max H pres 12.12 cm.; W at bent knee 3.38 cm x Th 2.68 cm.; W at base 4.14 cm x Th 3.13 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.4a


N.78: TC Male Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure of Sophoclean type w r arm bent at elbow w hand resting at middle of chest, l arm at side holding folds of drapery which fall down at l side of body; r leg bent at knee. Low profiled base articulated only at front.
Dimensions:Max H pres 13.63 cm.; max W at bent r elbow 5.42 cm. x 3.08 cm.; W at knee 4.31 cm x max Th 3.98 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.5a


N.79: TC Rooster

Standing rooster w very short front legs and vestigial haunches providing squarish base. On head crest, beak, wattles & arms articulated; wings indicated by ridge on either side of body; tail a vertical semicircular projection attached to top of which a curving plume.
Dimensions:H 12.72 cm.; W across chest at top of wings 5.05 cm.; W across body & tail 9.5 cm.; W front front to back at base 3.93 cm x Th 4.02 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.6a, 7a


N.80: TC Family Group from Italy (?)

Group of mother, father, and child seated on high sided bench, woman at right with thick frame of drapery over head and falling to sides; high mass of hair with shallow waves over forehead coming down on either side of face of which only nose articulated; child seated on lap supported by mother s arms beneath; diagonal folds of drapery between legs. Father with fold of drapery horizontally across chest, holds Patera in right hand which rests on right thigh; left arm bent at elbow and extended diagonally toward Patera; right leg slightly forward of left. Fairly tall squarish base articulated only at front. Vent hole at center back.
Dimensions:Max H pres 15.4 cm.; max W at top of sides of bench 10.31 cm.; W at base 9.34 cm. x max Th pres 5.62 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.8a


N.81: TC Boar from Etruria (?)

Standing boar with front legs diagonal to front rear legs about vertical with space between legs front and back and under belly solid, the whole resting on low rectangular base. Well modeled haunches, shoulders, and crest, with tail curved up over right rear leg. Triangular ears, bulging brows over lightly incised eyes, nostrils and mouth indicated by incisions. Vent hole in center of base.
Dimensions:Max H at haunches 10.86 cm.; H at base of crest 10.34 cm.; L from haunches to tip of muzzle 18.2 cm.; L base 11.8 cm. x max W 6.93 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.9a, 10a


N.82: TC Bull from Etruria (?)

Standing bull with area between legs at front and under belly solid; between legs at rear tail brought down as support continuing into rectangular base. Haunches and shoulders well modeled; chest marked by shallowly undulating line pinched to thick apex with shallow diagonal incision marking folds of flesh; triangular ears, incised brows and eyes; traces of nostril incision on left side. Small genitalia and fetlocks above hooves modeled.
Dimensions:Max L pres from muzzle to top of tail 21.3 cm.; max H pres ca 14.0 cm.; max W across haunches 5.87 cm.; max W across shoulders 6.5 cm.; L base 13.45 cm.; max W base at front 6.37 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.11a


N.84: TC Reclining Eros Figurine from ? (2nd-1st c BCE)

On rectangular base chubby Eros reclining on right elbow with right hand on rabbit. Round face with eyebrows, eyes, nostrils, mouth, and cleft in chin articulated by incision; wreath on head with hair articulated by incisions going from forehead down back of head on either side of wreath, with clumps of hair articulated by irregular incision falling on either side of head. Left arm covered by drapery stretched out and resting on bent left leg; incised lines roughly articulating folds of drapery; some articulation of feathers of left wing. Raised band runs around back of figure under back of wings, possibly meant as drapery.
Dimensions:H to top of head 7.33 cm.; L base 8.96 cm x W 3.57 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.13a


N.85: TC Head of Figure from Capua (2nd-1st c BCE)

Head of male in pointed cap. Face triangular with round blunted chin, pellet eyes under overhanging brows, nose modeled, mouth indicated by horizontal incision, ears indicated by small scallop-shape attachments.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.32 cm.; max W pres across rim of hat 4.67 cm. x 4.19 cm.; max D at break 3.38 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.14a


N.86: ST Head of Female Figure from Italy (2nd c BCE)

Head and neck of female with wig-like hair parted in middle and pulled back into a bun, hair strands marked by broad saw tooth impressions. Flat oval face projecting forward with plastic eyes with pupils incised, prominent nose with nostrils indicated, and with horizontal mouth slit on raised surface indicating lips, upper lip with slight horizontal depression at center. Thick neck spreading toward break, possibly not attached to a body but some kind of base. Flesh painted reddish, hair showing traces of white paint which is better preserved on forehead in front of hair mass.
Dimensions:Max H pres 10.5 cm.; W from nose to hair bun 7.9 cm.; W of face 3.94 cm.; D base 5.31 cm. x 4.59 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.15a, 16a


N.88: TC Figurine Head from Praeneste (3rd c BCE)

Head of woman, ?goddess, wearing polos, wavy mass of hair over forehead; nose indicated by vertical ridge, slight modeling of brow.
Dimensions:Max H pres 4.02 cm.; max W 2.5 cm.; max Th 2.23 cm.
photograph: Neg:6.14, 15, 16


N.89: TC Seated Female w Child from Italy (2nd-1st C BCE)

Mould made figure seated on low-sided throne, holding infant on left side with r arm across body w hand holding breast to child. Mass of hair surrounding face, w two clumps over ears; traces of shallow incisions for eyes. R leg bent back w foot projecting forward diagonally; left foot resting on lower step of two-stepped front of throne. Vertical paring of back after removal from mould.
Dimensions:H ca 16.6 cm.; max W at top of throne 6.46 cm. x 6.17 cm.; max Th at base 7.67 cm. x W 6.27 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.17a


N.90: TC Figurine of Muse from Italy (2nd c BCE)

Mould made standing figure in chiton and himation, holding lyre in l hand. R arm bent at elbow, hand holding drapery pulled across from l; lyre held diagonally in front of l side of body. Folds of chiton indicated by vertical ridges falling below himation. Feet protrude at bottom. Large vent hole at rear.
Dimensions:Max H pres 14.55 cm.; max W at base 5.09 cm. x ax Th 5.57 cm.; W at mid-section 4.25 cm. x Th 3.6 cm.
photograph: Neg: 3.18a


N.142: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure wearing palla coming over head and down sides; hands resting on thighs, l knee bent; a few vertical folds over r leg. Eyes probably originally articulated by shallow depressions. Coated front & back w white slip; traces of overlaid red paint preserved sporadically.
Dimensions:Max H pres 12.18 cm.; max W pres 4.14 cm.; max Th pres 3.25 cm.
photograph: Neg: 17.16


N.143: TC Figurine of Athena from Italy (2nd 1st c BCE)

Mould made figure of goddess standing w weight on l leg, r leg bent w bent r arm leaning on ?pillar; l arm bent at elbow & hand resting on hip. Wearing peplos w overfold almost to knees belted under short kolpos; aegis represented by oval ridges around breasts w Medusa-head in center; articulation of Gorgon hairline and eyes. Folds of ?himation coming from rear over r arm and falling along r leg; vertical folds of peplos clearly articulated. R hand flat on belly w fingers articulated; l left hand holds unidentified object against hip. Large vent-hole in plain back.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.38 cm.; max W pres across elbows 7.57 cm.; max Th pres ca 2.87 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.14, 15


N.144: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Praeneste (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mold-made standing figure with palla coming down both sides of head and pulled up by right arm which comes diagonally across chest to left shoulder, left arm close to side; V-shaped folds faintly articulated over lower body. Hairline articulated with masses of hair coming from central part, pinched nose. Coated all over exterior with white slip.
Dimensions:Max H pres 9.67 cm.; max W pres ca 3.43 cm.; max Th pres 3.4 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.12


N.146: TC Female Figurine Fragment from Italy (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure wearing palla & stola, the former coming around r shoulder and along r arm, pulled diagonally across upper body by raised l arm and falling in vertical folds along left side of body; r leg forward & bent at knee; resting on low base squared at front, rounded at back. Articulation of top of chiton and plain necklace; chiton folds vertical in upper half, pulled diagonally by bent leg. Flat object of uncertain nature rising from l shoulder. White slip on front & sides, traces of red paint pres only on base.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 17.5 cm.; max W pres 7.42 cm.; max Th pres at base 5.95 cm. x 5.27 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.17


N.151: TC Head of Swaddled Infant from Italy (3rd c BCE)

Hollow head framed by drapery at rear with indications of hair in melon pattern in front with rounded mass of curls on forehead; pudgy childish face with eyes, nose, lips and dimples in cheeks articulated; ears not absolutely accurately articulated. Back plain.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 14.0 cm.; max W pres ca 13.3 cm.; max Th from tip of nose ca 8.3 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.26


N.152: TC Head of Demeter from Cumae (4th-3rd c BCE)

Head of woman in modios, on which discoid pellets, three at top edge, four on either side at bottom edge, between which small pellets with indentations, probably meant to represent pomegranates. Face of mature woman framed by mass of hair with eyes, nose and mouth clearly articulated; earrings of disc w
Dimensions:H pres ca 13.8 cm.; W pres at top edge of crown across pellets 10.17 cm. x 7.92 cm.; max W just above ears 8.2 cm. x Th ca 6.6 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.29, 30


N.153: TC Veiled Head of Woman from Italy (3rd-2nd c BCE)

Hollow head w frame of drapery in front of which hair parted on right and pulled from comb at center in strands to either side of head. Eyes, nose, mouth & strands of hair articulated; disc earring. Plain back w vent hole near top. Pathetic expression.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 14.62 cm.; max W across forehead ca 11.85 cm.; max Th from nose ca 12.0.
photograph: Neg: 6.28


N.155: TC Votive Horse Fragment from Etruria (3rd-1st c BCE)

Mould made figure w nicely tapered muzzle; bulging eyes, raised ridge marking jaw line, blunted ear & mane from forehead to top of back.
Dimensions:Max H pres front top of ear to break at front legs 9.24 cm.; max L from muzzle to break at back 10.12 cm.; max W at shoulders 3.93 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.32


N.156: TC Votive Shoulder Bust from Italy (4th-3rd c BCE)

Bust from top of shoulders with widely projecting frame of drapery all around. Wavy hair parted in middle around forehead, behind which 4 h braids w ?crown indicated by broad band of v ribs running into frame. On face eyes, eyelids, nose & lips articulated; broad smooth cheeks, neck and upper chest.
Dimensions:H ca 24.5 cm.; max W at base ca 18.5 cm.; max Th at base 11.0 cm.; max W across face from frame to frame ca 17.5 cm. x Th 13.0 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.31


N.183: TC Female Figurine from Capua (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w palla coming over head, falling behind r shoulder, pulled forward over l and held w diagonal folds coming across body diagonally from r side; r hand apparently held to shoulder. Hair roll around forehead separated by depression from large roll of ?braid/small crown in front of drapery; eyes & mouth probably originally articulated by shallow depressions. Low neckline of stola articulated w diagonal folds coming from both sides across breasts; lower hem of palla articulated above ankles; front of feet, ?in soft boots, stand on low rounded base articulated on front & sides.
Dimensions:H. 12.87 cm.; max W 3.9 cm.; max Th at base 2.95 cm x w 3.8 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.12


N.184: TC Female Figurine from Capua (2nd-1st c BCE)

Mould made standing figure w drapery & r arm as on N.183 w v folds articulated along body at l; breasts applied pellets; unusually, legs articulated w no indication of lower edge of drapery; feet rest on fairly high squarish base articulated at front & sides
Dimensions:H 12.28 cm.; max W across chest 3.48 cm.; max Th at base 2.5 cm x W 3.15 cm.
photograph: Neg: 9.13


N.197: TC Figurine of Armed Pig from ?Italy (3rd-2nd c BCE)

Mold-made figure of standing pig wearing long-sleeved tunic with overfold below waist level & soft-peaked Trojan cap and holding spear in right hand and shield in left, both held close to body; on head, turned to left, eyes, vertical wrinkles on forehead and horizontal wrinkles on snout articulated. On shield, central boss from which extend 8 rays, alternating larger on major axes & smaller between, indentation marking shield rim. Vent hole at back. Whole covered with white slip; body of shield, spear, and cap yellowish brown, nostrils and lips red.
Dimensions:Max H pres 22.6 cm.; max W pres across shield 10.24 cm.; max Th ca across shield 5.7 cm.
photograph: Other: SMA file photo.


N.201: TC Votive Head of Man from Capua (2nd c BCE)

Mould made head w himation fall from top of head down sides; short hair with some individual strands on sides of forehead in front of poorly articulated ears; eyes with bulging brows, nose and mouth clearly articulated; chin set off from lower lip by broad depression.
Dimensions:Max H pres 13.3 cm.; max W pres 8.9 cm.; max Th pres 7.16 cm.
photograph: Neg: 11.28


N.202: TC Votive Head of Man from Capua (2nd c BCE)

Mould made head with himation pulled tight against crown and falling down both sides behind barely articulated ears; hair mass at forehead indicated by two horizontal bands one across forehead with short incisions indicating strands, behind which raised edge, ? fillet or crown, behind which raised edge with irregular surface extending to edge of veil; eyes under bulging brows articulated by raised edges, nose roughly modeled at attachment to face, thick lips.
Dimensions:Max H pres 7.68 cm.; max W pres 4.55 cm.; max Th pres 6.44 cm.
photograph: Neg: 11.23, 15.17


N.203: TC Jug-eared Male Votive Head from Capua (2nd c BCE)

Head of very sandy clay loaded with dark grits, with cap of hair articulated only above very prominent ears and only slight articulation of inner detail; eyes under slightly projecting brows lightly rimmed above and below, strong nose and chin, prominent line between lips.
Dimensions:Max H pres 10.01 cm.; max W pres 9.2 cm.; max Th pres 8.3 cm.
photograph: Neg: 11.23


N.415: TC "Wise Man" from Italy (?)

Male "genuflecting" with left knee bent and r left stretched out behind, wearing short-sleeved, bloused tunic reaching below knees; cloak hooked on r shoulder falling in catenaries on chest, pulled up over l arm held up to chest w goblet in hand & held to rear of figure by r hand which stretched down to rear. Remains on red paint on cloak.
Dimensions:Max H pres 21.3 cm.; max W 10.2 cm.; max Th 6.5 cm.; Base 10.5 cm. x 8.5 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.6


Italic Terracotta Votive Body Parts

N.145: TC Votive Leg from Italy (3rd-1st c BCE)
Lower r leg front mid-knee w foot resting on low base; ankle bone & big toe articulated.
Dimensions:H ca 18.0 cm.; max D at top 4.7 cm.; L of foot 10.12 cm
photograph: Neg: 9.29


N.147: TC Votive Foot from Italy (2nd-1st c BCE)

Hollow l foot on low base w ankle and upper foot anatomy nicely articulated. Big toe splayed to ext, little toe strongly curved in; articulation of toes concentrated on distal segments and nails. Top surface slightly convex w vent hole in center.
Dimensions:H ca 20.5 cm.; L of base ca 27.0 max W at top of toes 11.32 cm.; max D top 9.4 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.18, 19


N.148: TC Votive Foot from (2nd-1st c BCE)

Hollow l foot & ankle on low base. Articulation of toes, toe joints & nails; pair of h incisions just below each main joint; ankle bone articulated inside & out. Top surface slightly convex w hole in center.
Dimensions:H ca 20 cm.; L of base ca 27.0 cm.; max W at top of toes 9.78 cm.; max D at top 9.75 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.20, 21


N.149: TC Votive Foot from Praeneste (2nd/1st c BCE)

Hollow left foot to just above ankle bone, with toes with joints clearly articulated, toenails poorly articulated; on low base. Top surface shallowly convex with hole in center.
Dimensions:H ca 13 cm.; L from heel to big toe ca 24.3 cm.; max W at top of toes 9.13 cm.; max D at top 8.8 cm.; L base ca 23.5 cm.; max W base 7.8 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.22, 23


N.150: TC Votive Foot from Italy (2nd/1st c BCE)

Right foot, hollow but with solid sole plate with vent hole at heel; top surface about flat with central hole. Toes articulated, but poorly shaped with no appreciable articulation of joints; toenails sharply articulated on big toe and first toe, faint to no articulation on remaining toes. Ankle bones articulated inside and out. Resting on thick base. Coated all over except for broad strip on inside of ankle and under side of base with red paint and sandal painted in black: represented as thin sole, from which rise at heel thin straps which tie in bow at top of foot & from which extend 3 straps, 2 reaching to sole at sides, 1 reaching to sole between big and first toe; single strap around heel.
Dimensions:H ca 17.5 cm.; L from heel to tip of big toe ca 22.5 cm.; max W across top of toes 8.63 cm.; max D top 8.2 cm.; max L base ca 22 cm.; max W base at heel 7.59 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.24, 25


N.259: TC Votive Hand from Italy (?)

Upraised right hand w four contiguous fingers stretched out straight w thumb extended diagonally, w faint articulation of finger joints & surfaces of palm & thumb pad modeled; back plain & unmodulated. Slight flaring wrist of strongly depressed circular section.
Dimensions:Max H pres. 20.2 cm.; max W pres across palm at thumb 9.2 cm.; W pres at wrist 6.3 cm. x 5.62 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.6, 7


N.260: TC Votive Hand & Arm from Italy (?)

Upraised r hand & forearm w four contiguous unmodulated fingers stretched out straight & thumb, irregularly modeled, projecting out diagonally; back plain with no articulations ; wrist of rounded square section extending into forearm becoming irregularly circular at flat-surfaced end.
Dimensions:H 17.2 cm.; max W across palm at thumb 4.37 cm.; max Th of hand at base of palm 2.25 cm.; D of end ca. 4.78 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.8, 9


N.261: TC Votive Hand & Arm from Italy (?)

Upraised left hand & arm to shoulder. Four unarticulated, contiguous fingers stretched out straight w large thumb projecting out at angle w large pads modeled at base of palm; back plain & unarticulated. From wrist tapered below hand arm of plano-convex section flares out uniformly to end where it expands asymmetrically to ?shoulder. Coated all over w red paint.
Dimensions:Max. H pres. 22.5 cm.; max W pal across thumb 5.35 cm.; max Th of hand at base of palm 2.24 cm.; max W pres shoulder 6.2 cm. x max Th 4.75 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.10, 11


N.262: TC Votive Leg & Foot from Praeneste (?)

R leg & foot. Leg from above small knee w thigh modeled on inside & outside, tapering to ankle where both inner & outer bone articulated; above knee leg spreads to well rounded articulation w convex top surface perforated by small vent hole. Flat under surface of foot which unmodulated as far as preserved.
Dimensions:Max H pres 18.2 cm.; W at thigh ca. 3.78 cm x 4.8 cm.; D at top 4.45-4.6 cm.; L pres foot 2.8 cm. x W 2.33 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.12, 13


N.263: TC Votive Hand & Arm from Italy (?)

Upraised left hand & forearm. Four contiguous, unarticulated straight fingers w thumb projecting diagonally to side, thick thumb pad & prominent interior wrist bone; back plain and unmodulated; flaring arm of plano-convex section flattened on sides. Fait traces of red paint over white slip.
Dimensions:Max H pres 18.0 cm.; W across palm at thumb 4.9 cm.; Th at base of palm 4.9 cm.; At broken end max W pres 4.36 cm x Th 2.85 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.15, 16


N.264: TC Votive Hand from Italy (?)

Upraised right hand w four contiguous, outstretched fingers w slight articulation of joints & thumb w good articulation of joints extended diagonally to side; plain back; wrist of irregularly depressed circular section w plain edge. Exterior coated w white slip.
Dimensions:Max H pres 19.5 cm.; max W pres across palm at thumb 10/2 cm.; Th at base of palm 4.95 cm.; D end 5.8-6.3 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.17, 18


N.265: TC Votive Hand & Forearm from Italy (?)

Upraised left hand & forearm. Four straight, contiguous fingers w large thumb stretched out diagonally, no articulation of details except for thumbnail; plain back. Forearm of irregularly circular section flaring to end.
Dimensions:Max H pres. 13.48 cm.; W across palm at thumb 3.95 cm.; Th at base of palm 2.35 cm.; max D pres end of arm 2.85 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.19, 20


N.266: TC Votive Hand & Forearm from Italy (?)

Upraised r hand and forearm. Crude version of typical form ; no articulations except for thumbnail on lumpy thumb, prominent outer palm pad; wrist of irregularly elliptical section. Traces of white between fingers probably incrustation & not slip; some dark incrustation.
Dimensions:Max H pres 13.3 cm.; max W of pal across thumb 4.97 cm.; max Th of base of palm 2.04 cm.; W base at break 2.85 cm. x Th 2.55 cm.
photograph: Neg: 14.21, 22


N.402: TC Votive Foot Fragment from Italy (?)

Portion of hollow foot on low plinth. Fairly crude articulation of joints and nails. Traces of white slip with small bits of overlaid red pres.
Dimensions:Max L pres 9.32 cm.; max W pres 6.52 cm.; max H pres ca 3.70 cm.
photograph: Neg: 20.3


N.403: TC Votive Foot Fragment from Italy (?)

Solid right foot on low plinth with joints articulated & crude articulation of cuticle by raised ridges.
Dimensions:Max L pres 11.3 cm.; max W pres 8.5 cm.; max H pres 6.25 cm.
photograph: Neg: 20.10


Italic Terracotta Reliefs

N.206: TC Relief Plaque: Woman in Polos from S Italy or Sicily (Late 6th c BCE)
Head & upper body of woman in polos w slight ridge indicating hair mass above forehead, bulging eyes below ridge of brow, prominent, small upturned mouth w faint archaic smile. Surface of upper body plain with only raised breasts articulated. Plaque edge squared off behind shoulders.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.3 cm.; max W pres 7.55 cm.; max Th pres 4.25 cm.
photograph: Neg: 11.25


Italic Terracotta Architecture

N.159: TC Antefix in form of Woman s Head from Italy (3rd/2nd c BCE)
Head with melon hair-do rising from forehead to fillet tied in Hercules-knot with horizontal braid above. Brows, lids, and pupils articulated; prominent nose above poorly fashioned open lips; fairly broad surfaces of cheeks, prominent rounded chin. Traces of white slip all over, traces of black paint on hair.
Dimensions:Max H pres chin to top of head ca 15.5 cm.; max W across base of melon hair arrangement ca 10.5 cm.; max Th from chin to break at back ca 5.3 cm.; max W pres at top 10.6 cm.
photograph: Neg: 6.36


N.160: TC Antefix in form of Woman s Head from Capua (3rd c BCE)

Face framed by loose thick ringlets above which broad rounded fillet with frame of drapery above; poorly articulated eyes and mouth, heavy chin and medium sized nose. Traces of white slip.
Dimensions:Max H pres from chin to top of head 14.25 cm.; max W across hairmass ca 14.8 cm.; max Th pres from hairmass at center of forehead to rear ca 7.4 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.1


N.161: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Flat slab with overhanging cavetto molding, top surface flat with broad deep rectangular-sectioned groove. On exterior surface relief decoration: double scroll composed of scrolls at top small and bound together with horizontal band, scrolls below widely separated with Gorgoneion in space between; beneath head small double scroll the termination of bands from large scrolls above. At top curving bands extend from base of scrolls to either side and terminate in inverted palmettes
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 18.7 cm.; max W pres ca 17.5 cm.; Th across top edge 5.97 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.2


N.162: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Thick heavy fragment with deep depression at back from which back wall curves up towards edge which is broken off in top three quarters but has finished edges at bottom and toward front surface. Relief decoration on front: raised band at bottom edge above which bucrania between which hang garlands, represented by curving line of globules separated by deep incisions, above which 5 petaled rosettes. Coated all over with white slip on which decoration added in various colors of paint; yellow on band at bottom and in central section of rosette, pink and blue around petals of rosette and pink on streamers hanging from bulls heads.
Dimensions:Max H pres 12.47 cm.; max L pres ca 19.3 cm..; max Th pres ca 10.0 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.5


N.163: TC Palmette Antefix from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

7-petaled palmette with small 9-petaled palmette at base flanked by opposing birds heads under lowest leaf on either side; broad band at base with central depression in which loops of hanging garlands. In main palmette central leaf has raised surface and surfaces of flanking leaves decorated with raised loops; eyes in birds head and separation between upper and lower beak articulated; in small palmette central leaf has deep depression and surfaces of leaves plain.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 21.6 cm.; max W pres about mid height ca 17.0 cm. ; max Th pres ca 3.8 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.3


N.164: TC Palmette Antefix from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Five-petalled palmette w thick central leaf w vertical ribbing flanked by 2 upward curving leaves w thick raised centers at base of which female head with flying hair, ? Medusa; on either side of head wings (?or shells), w feathers articulated by parallel rows of depressions, sweeping out and curving up under flanking leaves; between flanking leaves elongated petals w raised edges. Wide, plain h relief band at base. On back triangular projection of cover tile protection.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 20.7 cm.; max W pres ca 18.2 cm.; max Th pres ca 9.2 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.4


N.165: TC Palmette Antefix from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Five-leafed palmette w 4 outer leaves curved downward & inward below which butting rams heads, w eyes, horns and muzzle articulated, on bed of acanthus, ends of which rise in curving tendrils. Plain h band at base. At rear triangular cover tile protector.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 20.0 cm.; max W pres ca 16.0 cm.; max Th pres 12.8 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.6


N.166: TC Terminal Tile Frieze from Praeneste (3rd c CE)

Frieze w v semi-circular projections separated by deep scotiae w h torus moulding at base. Projection of tile protector at rear; T-shaped incised mark on surface of rear. Front surface coated w white slip; depressions alternately red & black.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 21.3 cm.; max W pres ca 22.8 cm.; max Th pres ca 10.5 cm.
photograph: Neg: 7.7, 8


N.167

N.167: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Thick irregular right-angled triangular fragment with relief head of mature bearded male facing l wearing fillet with uraeus above forehead; hair arranged in waves from center part to rear chignon below which hangs thick tendril of wavy hair; features of face richly modeled with deep set eye under overhanging brow; some articulation of strands of hair and beard. In front of head, probably held in hand of figure, papyrus bloom on long curving stem. Background and uraeus painted blue; hair and beard of man yellow with yellow continuing up around lower 2/3 of ureaus.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.18 cm.; max W pres 13.43 cm. ; max Th pres including relief 4.44 cm.; Th slab ca 3.15 cm.
photograph: Neg: 8.1a


N.168

N.168: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Quadrangular fragment with relief head of youthful male wearing flat fillet with uraeus above forehead; face modeled in Early Classical style; hair in roll back from forehead with curls hanging down back of neck with incised lines articulating masses in roll and curls and running across crown . Traces of object held before face. Background painted blue, no clear traces of other colors.
Dimensions:Max H pres 8.66 cm.; max W pres 8.4 cm. ; max Th with relief 2.65 cm.; max Th slab 1.62 cm.
photograph: Neg: 8.2a


N.169: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Slab w richly-modeled nude male torso, probably Apollo, w three tendrils of wavy hair falling over each shoulder, r arm held closer to body than l. Coated w white slip w hair painted red and background blue.
Dimensions:Max H pres 12.15 cm.; max W pres 10.26 cm.; max Th w relief 5.0 cm.; Th slab 1.61 cm.
photograph: Neg: 8.3a


N.170

N.170: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE - early 1st c CE)

Elongated irregular pentagon w head & shoulders of female figure facing r w necklace of 5 large cylindrical beads; face of Early Classical style, but w bulging brow over deep-set eye; thick mass of hair pulled back front forehead with curls hanging to base of neck and continuing down back; fillet w bud-device above forehead. At back of figure ?curly head of crouching figure. In front of figure traces of ?back of head of second figure. Traces of added yellow on hair and at broken edge in front of face; face and neck painted white, background blue.
Dimensions:Max H pres 13.33 cm.; max W pres 7.5 cm.; max Th w relief 3.91. Th slab 3.06 cm.
photograph: Neg: 8.4a


N.185: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (Late c 1st BCE-early 1st c CE)

Thick fragment w relief figure of frontal dancing maenad in chiton w full sleeves & peplos w long overfold belted at waist reaching to groin; folds articulated in archaistic style; ropelike necklace, pair of long spiraliform curls hanging down on either side of head reaching to clearly articulated breasts. Back flat.
Dimensions:Max H pres 11.2 cm.; max W pres 8.65 cm.; max Th pres 3.25 cm.
photograph: Neg: 15.16, 17.27


N.186: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment (?Modern Forgery) from Italy (Late 1st c BCE-early 1st c CE)

Slab of medium thickness w woman (?maenad) in relief facing l, standing on tiptoe & wearing peplos w long overfold reaching to hip; lower skirt of peplos pulled across leg to clump of folds held by left hand below buttock & falling along back of leg; fuller mass of folds in front of body, presumably held by missing r hand; folds articulated in archaistic version of late 5th c wet drapery tradition. Back flat.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 17.3 cm.; max W pres 10.03 cm.; max Th pres 2.89 cm.
photograph: Neg: 17.33


N.187: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (2nd-1st c BCE)

Fairly thin plaque, thickening from pres r edge to center w relief bald & bearded corpulent Silen facing l holding in front of himself w both hands circular basket of globular fruit, ?exaggerated grapes, & wearing cloak tied around shoulders & falling down back. Hair, cloak folds & reeds of basket articulated; rows of short parallel incisions on r leg possibly accidental. Back mostly flat but w rough groove parallel w finished edge.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 16.5 cm.; max W pres 10. 54 cm.; max Th pres ca 3.35 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.19


N.188: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (2nd-1st c BCE)

Plaque of medium thickness w relief figure of pudgy child, probably a Cupid, riding dolphin which arches up out of waves; Cupid holds dolphin fin in l hand; features of dolphin s head well articulated, including ruff of fins behind eyes; light articulation of surfaces of side fins; toes of Cupid articulated. Waves articulated below dolphin and half of 7-petalled palmette at finished edge behind figures. Below figures raised ridge of rect section from which projects a bit of finished , squared off lower edge of plaque. Back flat.
Dimensions:Max H pres ca 15.1 cm.; max W pres ca 17.1 cm.; max Th pres 3.7 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.18


N.189: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (2nd-1st c BCE)

Top of fairly thick plaque w upper portion of slab w unidentifiable bits of tops of figures pres. Above plaque proper, 3-stepped moulding, on sloping top surface of which widely-spaced raised parallel bands, ?representing tile joins; above cornice top plain flat h band serves as base for row of relief half-circular ribs from junctures of which rise flat-surfaced, 7-petaled palmettes, each w bipartite triangular base. Back flat.
Dimensions:Max H pres 15.3 cm.; max W pres 10.5 cm.; max Th pres 3.78 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.16


N.190: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from (1st c BCE-1st c CE)

Fragment from top of plaque with h relief band of bead and reel separating top edge from main section of plaque; plaque finished with alternating 9-petaled palmettes and lotus; on main section intertwined tails of fish with opposing tail-fins above which pres base of trident in low relief; at finished edge of plaque part of lotus with a stem of grain between outer petal and central section. Traces of white slip on front; small patches of white incrustation on front, considerable white incrustation on flat back surfaces.
Dimensions:Max H pres 16.5 cm.; max W pres 14.9 cm.; max Th pres 2.68 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.15


N.191: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (1st c BCE-1st c CE)

Relief figure of kneeling satyr facing right with left arm stretched up to grape vine and right arm less strongly bent; well muscled body in baroque style with cloak tied at neck and curving down back to just above small tail; bearded with full head of curly hair, articulation of eye by rounded depression, and open mouth. In front of and above head of satyr bunches of grapes. Figure rests on low raised border beneath which flat, apparently undecorated band extends to finished edge of plaque. Patch of green paint on body, probably modern.
Dimensions:Max H pres 22.5 cm.; max W pres across plaster restoration 11.5 cm.; max Th pres 3.48 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.20


N.192: TC Architectural Frieze Fragment from Italy (1st c BCE-1st c CE)

Fragment from bottom of plaque with terminal band of pendant palmettes separated by raised band with central depression from main portion of plaque. 6-leaf palmettes suspended from spiral scrolls which curve up in center, down at ends. Above raised band heavily draped figure in archaizing style drapery moves on tip-toe toward what appears to be an altar w gabled top & ?lion feet; nature of dress uncertain with swallow tail folds in front of & towards center of figure and at rear stacked folds. Apparently whole plaque covered with white slip with added red on lower portion of one palmette preserved and added blue on side panels yellowish-brown. Yellowish brown on lower portion of altar. Traces of peg hole on upper edge.
Dimensions:Max H pres 14.7 cm.; max W pres 17.3 cm.; max Th pres 3.33 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.17


N.193: (From same object as N.194-195) Forged TC Circular Hearthguard Fragment from Italy (?)

Fragment from main panel w 3 relief figures of dancing maenads. Figure on l moving l on tiptoe wearing chiton w l arm stretched behind her w hand holding knife & swath of himation pulled across body and wrapped around l arm; center figure moving l on tiptoe wearing chiton, w l breast bared, & r arm raised & l arm down behind her at side w hand holding rear body & legs of ?fawn; himation around shoulders and falling down to waist on r, to near hem of chiton on l; r figure moving r on tiptoe in chiton & himation which falls behind r shoulder, r arm down to side w hand holding upper body of fawn by r leg, staff of thyrsus visible at r edge. Figures standing on raised band below which thick rope band, at bottom of which broken edge of lower portion of hearthguard. Whole front surface originally covered with dark metallic slip. Fire-darkened back surface concave, sloping in toward bottom.
Dimensions:Max H pres 18.3 cm.; max W pres 23.4 cm.; max Th pres 6.15 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.14


N.194a & b: (From same object as N.193, 195) Forged TC Circular Hearthguard Fragment from Italy (?)

a. Fragment of main body w trace of projecting rim above w parts of two maenads. Maenad at r moving r in peplos w long overfold & himation draped around front of body, reaching to just above r elbow & covering l arm to mid- forearm which bent up w, in l hand, pole from end of which suspended dead rabbit; unknown object in r hand which stretched behind figure. Classicizing style drapery of features of face, hair pulled back in chignon. Left figure seen from back w head l & r arm bent up w thyrsus w in r hand two curving leaves on staff below head; ?chiton draped so as to leave arm bare, swath of drapery pulled from front to back over r arm. Slip on front & darkening on rear as on N.193. b. Fragment of main body w 3 maenads. Central figure moving r wearing chiton w himation around shoulders & falling on either side of body, w at l drapery bundled up to hold ?grapes; l figure moving r; fragmentary r figure moving rapidly r, holding knife behind her in r hand. Area below figures and paint as on N.193; int fire-darkened.
Dimensions:a. max H pres 12.42 cm.; max W pres 17.5 cm.; max Th pres 3.8 cm.; b. max H pres 14.06 cm.; max W pres 17.6 cm.; max Th pres 4.75 cm.
photograph: Neg: 15.12, 17.28, 29


N.195: (From same object as N.193-194) Forged TC Circular Hearthguard Fragment from Italy (?)

Fragment from main body w maenads in relief dancing on tiptoe. Maenad at left facing left with animal with head facing down over left shoulder and cloak pulled over left arm and wrapped around right wrist curving under animal across body; in backstretched right hand small knife. Head upturned, face of classicizing style with hair rolled back from forehead around side of head and ending in chignon. Right hand figure in chiton with left breast bare and cloak in arc from in front of right arm to back of left arm which stretches out behind; upraised right arm with hand holding knife; face and hair as on preceding figure but with head downturned. Below figures narrow horizontal band with thick rope band below. Ext originally covered with dark metallic slip; int fire-darkened,
Dimensions:Max H pres 18.5 cm.; max W pres 15.2 cm.; max Th pres 4.65 cm.
photograph: Neg: 10.13


N.401: TC Antefix Fragment from Italy (Late 1st c BCE-1st c CE)

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
Dimensions:Max H pres at center 15.5 cm.; max H pres at side volute 12.2 cm.; max W pres ca 12.0 cm.
photograph: Neg: 20.17


N.421

N.421: Stamped Brick Fragment from Italy (?)

Irregularly rectangular fragment with circular stamp: CIGOETONI
Dimensions:Max L pres 14.33 cm.; max W pres 11.83 cm.; max Th pres 2.8 cm.; D stamp 5.45 cm
photograph: Neg: 16.15


N.424

N.424; Stamped Brick Fragment from Italy (Mid-2nd c CE)

Fragment with contour of equilateral triangle, one leg convex. Large circular stamp w eagle facing l in center and around it in two rows of quadrate letters: USTINOPDOLEXPRL/DOMITIANARUM...S for AUGUST NOSTRI OPUS DOLIARE EX PRAEDIS LUCILLAE/DOMITIANARUM...S
Dimensions:Max H pres 18.1 cm.; max W pres 23.cm.; max Th pres 3.65 cm.
photograph: Neg: 16.15


N.425

N. 425: Stamped Brick Fragment from Italy (123 CE)

Specialty fragment of blunted triangular contour, blunted apex & contiguous side finished edges, broken edge joining sides edges rounded. In two rows in middle of fragment as pres in capital letters: APRETPATC/AGSSDEFI H for: APRIONIANO ET PAETINA CONSULIBUS/AULI GABINII SUCCESSI SALARESE DE FIGLINIS IULIANI H
Dimensions:Max H pres 22.6 cm.; max W pres 17.3 cm.; max Th pres 3.6 cm
photograph: Neg: 16.18


hydrophoros

Terracotta figurine of a woman with a ?waterjar on her head (early 4th c. BCE)




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