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53, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 53
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Pediment left apex
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief figured frieze of Brown's Type B: Right edge with 3 horse heads facing right, part of griffin finial .Missing walking figure in front of horses, found on other examples from this mould, and oblique cut of edge indicate this is an apex piece from the upper left slope of the pediment. Crisp impression. On long-term loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; given by N. Koutoulakis.
  • Bibliography: Brown 1973-1974, pp. 62-63, Type B; Winter 2009a, pp. 368-369, 5.D.3.b; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 36, C16, fig. 117
  • Publication record: Etrusco-Italic architectural terracottas in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Author: Brown, A.C.. Journal and volume number: AR. Publication Date: 1973-1974. Pages: 60-65
    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
    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
  • Associated elements: Raking simas, lateral simas, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo della Città e del Territorio
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 11.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Condition: Fragment of right edge
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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