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8069, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 8069
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Corner of roof
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Feline paw of left hind leg with 4 toes and pointed nails, made in one piece with plinth (H 2.2). W claw 5.5, leg 4.0; Th paw 2.8-4.4. Scar of second paw 4.0 from left. Solid paw, handmade. Probably sphinx acroterion.
  • Bibliography: Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 46, H4, fig. 252
  • Publication record: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia (Cisterna di Latina): I materiali e il contesto. Author: Palombi, D. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010
  • Associated elements: Raking simas, lateral simas, revetment plaques, antefixes
  • Type of decoration: Feline paw
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig
  • Mouldmade: No
  • Height: 10.9
  • Width: 12.0
  • Paint: Paw white and yellowbrown with additions in black; plinth brown

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