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1090, Rome, Palatine

  • Record number: 1090
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Caprifico (Cisterna): Brown 1973-1974; La grande Roma 1990, 9.6.76. Roman Forum 1272: Andrén 1940, p. 333, No. I:9, pl. 105:376
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves hindlegs of 2 horses facing right, with chariot pole & hindlegs of hare running below. Flat projecting border across bottom & part of tile backer preserved. Oblique channel through tile at break
  • Bibliography: NSc 1907, pp. 540-541, figs. 62-63; Van Buren 1921a, pp. 64, 69; Andrén 1940, p. 328, No. I:3; Gjerstad 1960, p. 83, fig. 52.7; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 467, 470, 572, fig. 137.2-3; La grande Roma 1990, p. 92, 4.1.10; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 56, no. 35; Winter 2009a, pp. 330-331, 5.A.1.b
  • Publication record: 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
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    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
    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
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Associated elements: 12013; fragments in Gjerstad 1966, fig. 137.4-5
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium palatino
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.8
  • Width: 12
  • MPD: 10.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Red ground, front horse legs, oblique stripes on border & soffit 10R 4/4, lighter red far horse legs 7.5R 5/6, cream stripes 10YR 7/3, black hare legs
  • Condition: Fragment of bottom of vertical plaque & tile backer
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.4
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2.1
  • D soffit decoration: 5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted oblique stripes in red/cream
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.1
  • Depth soffit decoration: 5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted oblique stripes in red/cream
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