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1085, Rome, Palatine hill - Archaic cistern near House of Livia

  • Record number: 1085
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine hill - Archaic cistern near House of Livia
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Velletri: Andrén 1974, p. 4, n. 20, pl. V:13; La grande Roma 1990, 8.6.17-18
  • Remarks: Fragment of banquet kline with two reclining diners in relief, one in foreground holding kantharos (H 1.9). Below kline, part of table (H 5.7), forequarters of dog & small bird (H 3.2), both facing to right. Thin raised border across bottom. Near top break, nail hole (Diam 0.7)
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 329, No. I:8, pl. 104:370 top right; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 478-482, no. 7, fig. 146 (reconstruction); Gantz 1974-1975, p. 4, fig. 10; La grande Roma 1990, p. 94, 4.1.22; Winter 2009a, pp.365-366, 5.D.2.e
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terracotta figured friezes from the workshop of Vulca
    The procession frieze from the Etruscan sanctuary at Poggio Civitate
  • Associated elements: 4344, 4346, 4347, 4348, 12034B
  • Type of decoration: Banquet scene
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium palatino: 4349
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.2
  • Width: 12.9
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Condition: Part of finished bottom edge. Broken on all other sides
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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