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16, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 16
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: Velletri, Rome S. Omobono
  • Remarks: Fragment of tall, concave tongues above roll & flat plaque. To left, scar from spout, with part of feline ear above. Back flat. Given by N. Koutoulakis
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, p. 65 Type E.3; Winter 2009a, p. 343, 5.B.3.c, Ill. 5.6.3; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 44, F1, fig. 233
  • Publication record: Etrusco-Italic architectural terracottas in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Author: Brown, A.C.. Journal and volume number: AR. Publication Date: 1973-1974. Pages: 60-65
    Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia (Cisterna di Latina): I materiali e il contesto. Author: Palombi, D. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: 1973.314B, 1973.315, 1993.71
  • Type of decoration: Tall, concave tongues
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ashmolean Museum
  • Mouldmade: Yes
  • Height: 14
  • Width: 20.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip, brown on 5th strigil & lower fascia 7.5YR 5/4
  • Condition: Broken at left and through flat fascia below strigil. Finished right edge & opening for antefix
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Cut-out for antefix: yes
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave: yes
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