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1108, Rome, Palatine hill - near Archaic cistern/House of Livia

  • Record number: 1108
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine hill - near Archaic cistern/House of Livia
  • Position: Horizontal architrave?
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Caprifico (Cisterna): La grande Roma 1990, 9.6.76
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves part of heads of triga horses from right-hand side of plaque, with skin of near horse painted red & mane of central horse painted light red with incised strands
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 88, fig. 56.1; La grande Roma 1990, p. 94, 4.1.24; Winter 2009a, pp. 358-359, 5.D.1.e
  • Publication record: 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
    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
  • Associated elements: 12011
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium palatino
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.8
  • Width: 5.5
  • MPD: 2.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 6/4. red 10R 4/6. light red 10R 5/8
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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