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88, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 88
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Part of vertical plaque of raking sima with relief figured frieze with riders, hare, dog, & doe moving to left, above projecting bottom border. Bottom edge warped upwards in center before firing, not completely flat. MW hare 12, outer distance feet of doe 10.9, Diam. shields 5.7. Given by N. Koutoulakis
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, p. 64, fig. 6, Type D; De Reuver 1997, p. 65, fig. 1; Winter 2009a, pp. 331-332, 5.A.1.d, Ill. 5.2; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 30, B1, fig. 42
  • Publication record: Archaic frieze plaques from Central Italy in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford
    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: Revetment plaques, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left
  • Current Collection: Ashmolean Museum: 1973.303 + 1973.292B + 1976.650 + 1977.234 + 1977.274
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.1
  • Width: 69.4
  • Paint: Cream slip, brown-red 10R 5/6 on flesh of central rider & horse, possible brown ground at right 5YR 4/4
  • Condition: Joining fragments with complete width & finished right edge
  • Height top fascia: 1.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2
  • Thickness tile backer: 2
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