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Capua etruscan terracotta antefix from Capua, 6th century B.C. Terracotta painted in black and red, depicting the head of a Gorgon within a border of palmettes. National Museum Scotland

Capua etruscan terracotta antefix from Capua, 6th century B.C. Terracotta painted in black and red, depicting the head of a Gorgon within a border of palmettes. National Museum Scotland

Medusa antefix, 4th century B.C. Medusa antefix, Greek terracotta antefix, Canosan, Greek polychrome antefix showing the facing head of Medusa with traces of original black, pink and white pigments surviving, the serpents particularly well represented, 21 cm diameter. Private collection

Medusa antefix, 4th century B.C. Medusa antefix, Greek terracotta antefix, Canosan, Greek polychrome antefix showing the facing head of Medusa with traces of original black, pink and white pigments surviving, the serpents particularly well represented, 21 cm diameter. Private collection

Greek Medusa antefix, 4th century B.C.  Greek Medusa terracotta antefix, Canosan, polychrome antefix showing the facing head of Medusa with traces of original black, pink and white pigments surviving, the serpents particularly well represented, 21 cm diameter. Private collection

Greek Medusa antefix, 4th century B.C. Greek Medusa terracotta antefix, Canosan, polychrome antefix showing the facing head of Medusa with traces of original black, pink and white pigments surviving, the serpents particularly well represented, 21 cm diameter. Private collection

Greek antefix, Tarantine terracotta antefix, late 6th century B.C. Semi circular in form, molded with a Horgoneion, the wide face with large Almond shaped eyes and a prominent nose, the tongue protruding through fanged teeth, with a pronounced chin, the beard with pointed locks, stylized hair across the forehead, three rows of braids framing the face, 20 cm high. Private collection

Greek antefix, Tarantine terracotta antefix, late 6th century B.C. Semi circular in form, molded with a Horgoneion, the wide face with large Almond shaped eyes and a prominent nose, the tongue protruding through fanged teeth, with a pronounced chin, the beard with pointed locks, stylized hair across the forehead, three rows of braids framing the face, 20 cm high. Private collection

Terracotta antefix, Etruscan, 2nd century B.C. Mould made in the form of a facing head of a youth, with flowing hair, 18 cm high. Private collection

Terracotta antefix, Etruscan, 2nd century B.C. Mould made in the form of a facing head of a youth, with flowing hair, 18 cm high. Private collection

Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta antefix relief with Potnia Theron with two winged horse, 6th century B.C. Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta relief akroter with Etruscan Master of the beast Potnia Hippon  Theron between two horses, red and black  painting, from Pyrgi, edificio delle venti celle,  29.5 cm high. Private collection

Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta antefix relief with Potnia Theron with two winged horse, 6th century B.C. Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta relief akroter with Etruscan Master of the beast Potnia Hippon Theron between two horses, red and black painting, from Pyrgi, edificio delle venti celle, 29.5 cm high. Private collection

Gorgon antefix, Greek antefix with Gorgon head, archaic period, 5th century B.C. 15 xm high. Private collection

Gorgon antefix, Greek antefix with Gorgon head, archaic period, 5th century B.C. 15 xm high. Private collection

Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta antefix relief with Potnia Theron with two winged horse, 6th century B.C. Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta relief akroter with Etruscan Master of the beast Potnia Hippon  Theron between two horses, red and black  painting, from Pyrgi, edificio delle venti celle,  29.5 cm high. Private collection

Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta antefix relief with Potnia Theron with two winged horse, 6th century B.C. Greek antefix, Etruscan terracotta relief akroter with Etruscan Master of the beast Potnia Hippon Theron between two horses, red and black painting, from Pyrgi, edificio delle venti celle, 29.5 cm high. Private collection

Etruscan terracotta antefix relief with Potnia Theron with two winged horse, 6th century B.C. Etruscan terracotta relief akroter with Etruscan Master of the beast Potnia Hippon  Theron between two horses, red and black  painting, from Pyrgi, edificio delle venti celle,  29.5 cm high. Private collection

Etruscan terracotta antefix relief with Potnia Theron with two winged horse, 6th century B.C. Etruscan terracotta relief akroter with Etruscan Master of the beast Potnia Hippon Theron between two horses, red and black painting, from Pyrgi, edificio delle venti celle, 29.5 cm high. Private collection

Gorgon antefix, Greek antefix with Gorgon head, archaic period, 5th century B.C. Gorgon antefix, 15 cm high. Private collection

Gorgon antefix, Greek antefix with Gorgon head, archaic period, 5th century B.C. Gorgon antefix, 15 cm high. Private collection

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