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4870, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 4870
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Equal to Ashmolean Museum fragments, Brown's Type A
  • Remarks: Relief raking sima of chariot race. Upper left corner of plaque preserved with 6.5 strigils, flat narrow fascia and head of charioteer. W strigil + 2 ridges 2.9-3.1. Half strigil at left.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 330-331, 5.A.1.b; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 30, A40, fig. 40
  • Publication record: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia (Cisterna di Latina): I materiali e il contesto. Author: Palombi, D. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010
    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: Revetment plaques, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.4
  • Width: 20.9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Brown (?) paint on 5th and 7th strigil 7.5YR 4/4.
  • Width strigil: 2.9-3.1
  • Width strigil: 2.9-3.1

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