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61, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 61
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Rome Palatine 12275
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief figured frieze of brown's Type B with front chariot with 4-spoke wheel, charioteer, & mounting leg of passenger; 3 horse tails of triga; bottom border. Very crisp mould. Given by N. Koutoulakis.
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, p. 62, Type B; Winter 2009a, pp. 358-359, 5.D.1.e or 5.D.3.b; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 35, C8, fig. 109
  • Publication record: 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: Raking simas, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession to right
  • Current Collection: Ashmolean Museum: 1973.281a
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.9
  • Width: 9.9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4 but lighter
  • Paint: Dark brown 7.5R 5/4
  • Condition: Fragment of bottom center of plaque
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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