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72, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 72
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Rome S. Omobono
  • Remarks: Upper left corner of plaque with projecting top fascia above 4 complete & 2 half strigils. Possible red paint on leftmost half strigil and cream on adjacent one to right. On long-term loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; given by N. Koutoulakis.
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, p. 62, Type B.ii; Winter 2009a, p. 330, n. 37, 5.A.1.b or 5.D.1.b; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 40, E2, fig. 176
  • Publication record: 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: Raking simas, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues
  • Current Collection: Museo della Città e del Territorio: 1973.316a
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.6
  • Width: 14.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red 5YR 6/6, cream 7.5YR 8/4
  • Condition: Preserves upper left corner
  • Height top fascia: 1.8
  • Depth top fascia: 5.1
  • Height strigil: 6.9
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 6.9
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Concave: yes
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