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2081, Palestrina

  • Record number: 2081
  • Site: Palestrina
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940, no. I:1
  • Remarks: Raking sima preserving part of figured frieze showing biga to right, part of charioteer/warrior, augur walking beyond horses, and right leg of warrior mounting chariot to right. High relief at top, thin at bottom. Finished left side including channel and rod in torus hole (poured). H horse 18(?). H chariot 11.2. H chariot box 6.5. Diam wheel 4.8. L horse torso 14.7.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 374-375, no. I:2; Quattrocchi 1956, p. 31, no. 63, fig. 21; La grande Roma 1990, p. 167, 7.4.3 with figure (revetment plaque); Winter 2009a, pp. 336-337, 5.A.3.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il Museo Archeologico prenestino. Author: Quattrocchi, G.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1956
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior scene to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.5
  • Width: 32
  • MPD: 14
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Brown ground 10YR 5/3, red-brown skin and rear horse 2.5YR 4/6. Red charioteer garb, rear horse hoofs and boots of man behind horses and at lead 10R 4/6. Near horse white and chariot.
  • Condition: Lower left corner of vertical plaque
  • Height main field: 20
  • Thickness plaque: 3.8-7.5
  • Thickness including relief: 4.3
  • Th. tile backer: 4
  • Thickness tile backer: 4

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