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852, Rome, South slope of Capitoline

  • Record number: 852
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: South slope of Capitoline
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Satricum
  • Remarks: Fragment of figure wearing leopard skin (white ground with red circles & black dots), overlapped by brown bent left arm (L finger tip - elbow 15.4) with black outline of fingernails, fingers, arm and muscles. Finished edge around arm; other edges broken. Back fairly flat
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 202, fig. 127.2; La grande Roma p. 72, 3.6.11 (compared to Satricum 9.6.72)
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
  • Type of decoration: Silen & maenad
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.2
  • Width: 18
  • MPD: 6.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Buff slip 2.5Y 8/4, brown arm 10YR 5/3, white 10YR 8/2-7/3, black
  • Condition: Preserves upper torsos of 2 figures

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