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85, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 85
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Rome Palatine 4347. For recessed frieze cf. 1973.313a
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief figured frieze of brown's Type C: Large fragment with part of 4 strigils, flat band, relief meander, slightly recessed frieze with head of helmeted warrior facing left. Cross meander has left square with bird, right with star. W. square 3.9. On long-term loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; given by N. Koutoulakis.
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, pp. 63-64, Type C; Winter 2009a, pp. 359-360, 5.D.1.f; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 38, D1, fig. 144
  • Publication record: Etrusco-Italic architectural terracottas in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
    Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia (Cisterna di Latina): I materiali e il contesto
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Raking simas, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: concave tongues/relief meander/relief frieze with chariot procession to left
  • Current Collection: Museo della Città e del Territorio: 1973.312b
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 18.5
  • Paint: Possible red on square star border
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Thickness plaque: 1.8
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Concave: yes
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