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994, Rome, Forum Romanum - Curia Hostilia

  • Record number: 994
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Curia Hostilia
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: On top fascia, 2 painted tongue outlines, 2nd with central vertical band. To right, helmet of rider overlapping top fascia in low relief, reserved against red-bown ground. On main frieze, horse in profile, walking to right,in low relief on red-brown ground. Nail hole near top of frieze (Diam 0.7). From crisp mould. From 7th stratum below Niger Lapis
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 332, No. I:3, Pl. 105:373; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 470-473, fig. 140:1-2; Andrén 1974, p. 7, Pl. XXVII.59; La grande Roma 1990, p. 57 3.1.35 (from renovation of Curia Hostilia after fire of ca. 600 B.C.), Pl. III; Winter 2009a, p. 178, 3.D.1.b, fig. 3.12, Ill. 3.4.2
  • 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
  • Type of decoration: Armed rider moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano, Baths of Diocletian
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.8
  • Width: 21.7
  • MPD: 2.1
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Paint: Red-brown gound etc. 10R 4/6
  • Condition: Restored from several fragments; missing center, lower left & upper rt portions
  • Height top fascia: 3.3
  • Depth top fascia: 2
  • Height main field: 17.2
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.1
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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