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1082, Rome, Palatine hill - Archaic cistern near House of Livia

  • Record number: 1082
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine hill - Archaic cistern near House of Livia
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Velletri: Fortunati 1989, p. 68, Fig. 4a
  • Remarks: Fragment with concave tongues painted red/white/red/white above roll and flat torus with oblique rows of upright scale pattern in cream/red-brown/blackred-brown with cream outlines (H 1.6, + outline 2)
  • Bibliography: Van Buren 1914, p. 184, pl. XXXIV.6; Van Buren 1921a, p. 68, pl. XXXII; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 329, No. I:10, pl. 104:370 lower left; Gjerstad 1960, p. 88, fig. 55:10; La grande Roma 1990, pp. 94-95, 4.1.29; Winter 2009a, p. 353, n. 98
  • Publication record: Architectural terracotta ornamentation in Rome from the sixth to the fourth cent. B.C.
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 4346, 4347, 4348, 4349, 12034B
  • Type of decoration: Concave strigil/roll/torus with painted scale pattern
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium palatino: 4344
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.5
  • Width: 15.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream, red-brown 10R 4/6, black
  • Condition: Broken through strigils & at bottom of torus. Finished left edge at oblique angle
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave: yes
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