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5708, Ostia Antica

  • Record number: 5708
  • Site: Ostia Antica
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Acroterion of horse(?). Hollow, handmade. Th wall 3.5. Raised black edge at top, depressed white channel at right, raised brown curving band, depressed white channel. Drapery across chest(?) has raised black top edge, central seam indicated by channel with black band edges on either side, single black band at left and red to right.
  • Bibliography: Zevi 1971, p. 30, no. 4; AndrĂ©n 1980, p. 99; Bartoloni 1986, p. 110, fig. 6
  • Publication record: I Latini e il Tevere
    Museo Ostiense
    Un gruppo di antefisse fittili etrusco-laziali e la questione dell'esistenza di un abitato ostiense anteriore alla colonia romana
  • Type of decoration: Horse(?)
  • Current Collection: Museo Ostiense: 18773
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16.7
  • Width: 23.7
  • MPD: 8.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Brown paint 7.5YR 5/4. Red-brown 7.5YR 4/4. White 10YR 8/2.
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