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1007, Rome, Capitoline hill south slope

  • Record number: 1007
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline hill south slope
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940: Velletri No. I:4, Palatine No. I:6, Roman Forum No. I:4
  • Remarks: Fragment with top fascia/concave tongues/raised narrow fascia/relief plaque with raised arm of middle rider with sword. Purple-red on top fascia, 2nd & 4th strigils. white on 3rd, 5th & 6th strigils, & ground. Black on narrow fascia & sword. Vertical nail hole (Diam 0.7) through top fascia & top of strigil near left break, for attachment to sima or eaves tile above? Veii-Rome-Velletri revetment plaque with armed riders to left.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 342, No. I:6; Gjerstad 1966, p. 478, fig. 145.5; Andrén 1974, p. 4, n. 20; La grande Roma 1990, p. 71, 3.6.7 (p. 75: exauguration of existing sacred buildings on Capitolium); Winter 2009a, p. 356, 5.D.1.c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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: 20088 (revetment plaque), 20090 (lateral sima)
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues/armed riders
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12
  • Width: 15.8
  • MPD: 5.4
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Height top fascia: 2.5
  • Depth top fascia: 5.6
  • Height strigil: 4.7
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 3.8+
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 4.7
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave: yes

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