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1091, Rome, Palatine

  • Record number: 1091
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Caprifico (Cisterna): Brown 1973-1974; La grande Roma, 9.6.76. Roman Forum: Andrén 1940, p. 333, No. I:9, pl. 105:376
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves torso of hare (W 7.9) running to right, above projecting flat border decorated with painted diagonal bands in red/white, with diagonal bands in opposite direction on soffit. Finished horizontal channel through tile at break
  • Bibliography: NSc 1907, pp. 540-541, fig. 63; Van Buren 1914, p. 184; Van Buren 1921a, p. 69; Andrén 1940, p. 328, No. I:3; Gjerstad 1960, p. 83, fig. 52.6; La grande Roma 1990, p. 94, 4.1.23; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 56, No. 35; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3; Winter 2009a, pp. 330-331, 5.A.1.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracotta ornamentation in Rome from the sixth to the fourth cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, A.W.. Journal and volume number: JRS 4. Publication Date: 1914. Pages: 183-192
    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
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
    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
    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
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Associated elements: 12010; fragments in Gjerstad 1966, fig. 137.4-5
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium palatino
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.5
  • Width: 19.2
  • MPD: 9.5
  • Clay: 5YR 7/8?
  • Paint: Red ground 7.5R 4/6, brown hare 5YR 5/6, red oblique stripes on border & soffit 10R 5/6-5/8
  • Condition: Fragment of bottom of vertical plaque & part of tile backer
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2.5
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.5
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