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1046, Rome, Forum Romanum

  • Record number: 1046
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: = Rome, Antiquarium palatino 12010. Caprifico (Cisterna di Latina)
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief figured frieze with tall bottom border. Chariot (painted brown with red wheel) drawn by 3 horses whose hind legs (painted brown/red/white) are preserved. In foreground, in front of chariot, are forelegs of 2 other horses (painted brown/red) galloping in same direction, to right, below which is small part of running hare. Ground red. At bottom, flat projecting bottom border, painted with diagonal bands alternately white/red, continuing onto soffit in opposite direction (W band 2).
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 333, No. I:9, Pl. 105:376; Gjerstad 1960, p. 261, fig. 160.5; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 467-470, fig. 137.5; Andrén 1974, p. 4, No. 17, Pl. VII, fig. 20; Iacopi 1974, p. 44; Gantz 1974-1975, p. 5, fig. 30; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 56, No. 14; Winter 2009a, p. 330-331, 5.A.1.b, fig. 5.2, Ill. 5.1.2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence
    L'Antiquarium forense
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terracotta figured friezes from the workshop of Vulca
    The Archaic Etruscan sima
    The procession frieze from the Etruscan sanctuary at Poggio Civitate
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense: 1272
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.3
  • Width: 20.2
  • MPD: 8.5
  • Clay: Burned, brown
  • Paint: Red 7.5R 4/8, white, brown
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.4
  • Thickness including relief: 2.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2.2
  • D soffit decoration: 4.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted oblique bands wh/red
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.2
  • Depth soffit decoration: 4.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted oblique bands wh/red
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