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1092, Rome, Palatine hill - near Archaic cistern/Scalae Caci

  • Record number: 1092
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine hill - near Archaic cistern/Scalae Caci
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Velletri: Andrén 1940, No. I:3; La grande Roma 1990, 8.6.11-14. Veii: Andrén 1940, Sporadic No. 2, Fig. 14.2
  • Remarks: Fragment of 2 harnessed horse torsoes from biga moving to right, with chariot pole, ears & rump of hare below. From left side of plaque.
  • Bibliography: NSc 1907, pp. 451-452, fig. 23; Van Buren 1914, p. 184; Van Buren 1921a, p. 69; Andrén 1940, pp. 328-329, No. I:4, fig. 14.3; Gjerstad 1960, pp. 84-85, fig. 55.2; Andrén 1974, p. 4 n. 20; La grande Roma 1990, p. 93, 4.1.16; Winter 2009a, pp.353-355, 5.D.1.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracotta ornamentation in Rome from the sixth to the fourth cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, A.W.. Journal and volume number: JRS 4. Publication Date: 1914. Pages: 183-192
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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: 12035
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium palatino
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.8
  • Width: 16.2
  • MPD: 3.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream horse 10YR 7/3, blue-gray ground 5Y 6/1, brown far horse & pole 2.5YR 5/4, black lines for musculature
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 3.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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