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1418, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1418
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves plaque with flat top fascia with white painted tongue (on black? ground)/frieze with feline (H top of tail curve to crotch 7.5) in relief, painted white with brown oblique lines on back top, along thigh & belly, moving to right with near hind leg advanced forward. Pale red ground on frieze. Thin fillet as ground line (H 0.3, D 2.1). Nail hole (Diam 0.7). From excavations in area of Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably originally belonging to Regia III
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 287, JJ-91, pl. 214.1, fig. 223; Winter 2009a, pp. 175-178, 3.D.1.a, Ill. 3.4.1
  • Publication record: 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
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne). Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux II.2. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 283-312
  • Associated elements: R65.18, R65.19, R65.5/20, CW 85-05
  • Type of decoration: Fascia with painted tongue/relief feline moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.8
  • Width: 16.3
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: White, black, red
  • Condition: Fragment of upper left corner
  • Height top fascia: 3.5
  • Depth top fascia: 2.5
  • Height main field: 9+
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.5
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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