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870, Rome, Esquiline

  • Record number: 870
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Esquiline
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Smaller version: cf. Rome, Antiquarium Comunale 15800; Velletri (Andrén 1940, p. No. I:1)
  • Remarks: Plaque with small part of strigils above relief frieze: biga (Diam. wheel 4.8) with winged horses (H heads 6.5), charioteer & female passenger behind triga (Diam wheel 4.8) with male passenger and male walking alongside beyond horses. 4 nail holes (Diam 0.9). Traces of red-brown paint on biga, horse & wing, ground. Back flat & unslipped.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 343-344, No. I:1, Pl. 104:371; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 476-478, no. 5, fig. 143 reconstruction; Helbig4 II, pp. 594-596, No. 1829; Andrén 1974, p. 4 n. 20; Gantz 1974-1975, p. 5; Cristofani 1987b, p. 98; La grande Roma 1990, pp. 253-254; Winter 2009a, pp. 366-368, 5.D.3.a, fig. 5.21; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3; Mura Sommella 2010a, p. 88, fig. 1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    Esquilino e Campidoglio: elementi della decorazione architettonica nella Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Mura Sommella, A.. Journal and volume number: AnnFaina 17. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 87-112
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    I santuari: tradizioni decorative. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: QArchEtr 15. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1987. Pages: 95-120
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome. Author: Winter, N.A., I. Iliopoulos, A.J. Ammerman. Journal and volume number: JRA 22. Publication Date: 2009
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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
    Terracotta figured friezes from the workshop of Vulca. Author: Gantz, T.N.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 10. Publication Date: 1974-1975. Pages: 1-22
    The procession frieze from the Etruscan sanctuary at Poggio Civitate. Author: Gantz, T.N.. Journal and volume number: RM 81. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-14
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession with biga & triga moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24
  • Width: 60.1
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/3, red-brown 2.5YR 4/4
  • Condition: Missing most of strigilation & parts of frieze
  • Height main field: 20.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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