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1031, Rome, Forum Romanum - Curia Hostilia

  • Record number: 1031
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Curia Hostilia
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: La grande Roma, 5.1.28-32 (S. Omobono), 3.6.8 (Capitoline), 4.1.10-18 (Palatine), 10.1.2 (Esquiline); Andrén 1940, Velletri No. I:2
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief figured frieze showing wheel (Diam 4.8) of chariot & legs of 2 figures, 1 of which, a woman in long mantle, stands on chariot. The other, a man, follows on foot. Along bottom, raised border
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 333, No. I:7, fig. 13:2; Gjerstad 1960, pp. 256-258, fig. 157:5; Andrén 1974, p. 4, n. 20; La grande Roma 1990, p. 54 3.1.3; Winter 2009a, p. 364, 5.D.2.c or 5.D.3.c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession moving to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.2
  • Width: 11.1
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/4
  • Paint: Surface dark red 10R 4/6, incluidng soffit
  • Condition: Fragment of lower part of frieze with finished right edge
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.5
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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