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37, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 37
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Pediment left apex
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief figured frieze of brown's Type A: Important fragment of oblique right edge with strigils, flat raised band, & frieze with horses' mane; gives angle of slope as 12 degrees. On long-term loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; given by N. Koutoulakis.
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, pp. 60-61, type A; De Reuver 1997, p. 67, figs. 3-4; Winter 2009a, pp. 330-331, 5.A.1.b; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 27, A9, fig. 9
  • Publication record: Archaic frieze plaques from Central Italy in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford
    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: Lateral simas, revetment plaques, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Current Collection: Museo della Città e del Territorio: 1973.316b
  • Mouldmade: Yes
  • Height: 9.3
  • Width: 8.1
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave: yes
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