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91, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 91
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Pedimental left slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Large fragment of lower right corner of plaque & beginning of tile backer. On vertical plaque, relief frieze with lower legs & tails of horses moving to left, above part of doe; tall projecting bottom border. Bottom border clay smoothed over onto frieze, muting otherwise clear impression. No decoration on soffit. No flange. On long-term loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; given by N. Koutoulakis.
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, pp. 64-65, Type D; Winter 2009a, pp. 331-332, 5.A.1.d; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 30, B2, fig. 43
  • 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: Revetment plaques, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo della Città e del Territorio
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.5
  • Width: 13.2
  • MPD: 9.1
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 but lighter
  • Paint: Traces of red paint on base 10R 5/6
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 3.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2.7
  • Soffit decoration type: none
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.7
  • Soffit decoration type: none
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