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2080, Palestrina, Colombella

  • Record number: 2080
  • Site: Palestrina
  • Building or zone: Colombella
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima preserving part of figured frieze in relief showing departing warrior scene to left with walking warrior, triga with winged horses, dog below. Finished left edge with vertical channel (W 1.5). H warrior (not including crest) 18.4. H horses 19.2. H dog 6. Torus hole edge present at bottom.
  • Bibliography: La grande Roma 1990, p. 168, 7.4.4 with figure; Winter 2009a, pp. 336-337, 5.A.3.b
  • Publication record: 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
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior scene to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.6
  • Width: 32.1
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Front horse and back horse red, middle white. White painted on back and side edge. Black ground, white wings, with alternating red/black stripes.
  • Height main field: 19.7
  • Thickness plaque: 3.9
  • Thickness including relief: 4.7

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