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8074, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 8074
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Part of volute acroterion that tapers in width and thickness toward top (W bottom 15.5 ca., top 12.0 ca.), curving inward to form a spiral; inner curved edge flat and beveled, outer edges rounded. Almost rectangular in section. Walls thicker at bottom and thinner toward top. Stolen from private collection in Italy in 1970. Present location unknown.
  • Bibliography: Melis & Quilici Gigli 1972, p. 225, pl. LI.7; Winter 2009a, p. 384, 5.E.2; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 46, H9 (G4), fig. 257
  • Publication record: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia (Cisterna di Latina): I materiali e il contesto
    Proposta per l'ubicazione di Pometia
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Raking simas, lateral simas, revetment plaques, antefixes, acroteria
  • Type of decoration: Volute
  • Current Collection:
  • Mouldmade: Yes
  • Height: 23.0 ca.
  • Width: 15.5 ca.
  • Paint: Reddishbrown

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