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17, Cisterna di Latina, Caprifico

  • Record number: 17
  • Site: Cisterna di Latina
  • Building or zone: Caprifico
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: Velletri, Rome S. Omobono
  • Remarks: Left half of feline-head waterspout with rounded tops like strigil impressions, right ear with black patch below, right eye with incised outline, muzzle with black nose, upper mouth & fang. On long-term loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; given by N. Koutoulakis. .
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 343, 5.B.3.c; Lulof in Palombi 2010, p. 44, F4, fig. 236
  • Publication record: 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: 1973.314A-B, 1973.315
  • Type of decoration: Feline-head spout
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo della Città e del Territorio
  • Mouldmade: Yes
  • Height: 11.4
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 10
  • Paint: Face brown, mouth cream
  • Condition: Missing right half of head
  • Mouldmade spout: yes

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