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850, Rome, Esquiline

  • Record number: 850
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Esquiline
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of lower right leg from below knee to ankles, wearing brown greave (L at back corners 14.2) with raised red edge (Th 0.6) around all sides, with meeting edges along back of leg. Greave has modelling = musculature. Right side has oval scar (L 9.7, W 3.7) where leg touched ground. Along front of scar, black line similar to Amazon torso ground line. Greave not painted on this side over large area, therefore was not visible. Along top, inner side of greave, rough area with scar from object which touched leg at oblique angle. Solid, handmade.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 344, No. I:2; Lulof 2007a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    L'Amazzone dell'Esquilino. Una nuova ricostruzione. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: BullCom 108. Publication Date: 2007. Pages: 1-25
  • Associated elements: 3363 Amazon torso
  • Type of decoration: Female leg in greave
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: L 22.8
  • Width: 7.7
  • MPD: 6.7
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6 = Amazon torso
  • Paint: Thin layer of levigated buff clay on surface 2.5Y 6/4 = Amazon torso, white skin 2.5Y 8/4, gold-brown greave 5YR 4/6, purple-red edge 5R 3/4
  • Condition: Preserves shin of right leg
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