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1044, Rome, Forum Romanum - near Regia

  • Record number: 1044
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - near Regia
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Raking sima from Rome, Via S. Gregorio (No. A22). Phillips 1989a, p. 287, compares to Late Archaic raking sima from Boni deposit IIB:1 (torus) & fabric of Group IIA revetment plaques
  • Remarks: Flat fascia painted gold, with black wheel, left 1/2 red, right 1/2 white. Lower thick torus, perforated lengthwise, decorated with pattern of halved lozenges painted red/white/light blue/dark blue. Soffit painted with a lozenge pattern in vermilion, dark crimson & light blue. Pattern painted over incised network. At left edge, beginning of flange.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 334, No. II:2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Painted wheel/lozenges
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 16
  • Width: 27.5
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4
  • Paint: Gold 10YR 6/8, blue on torus & soffit 5BF 7/1, red, vermillion
  • Height main field: 8.8+
  • Decoration main field: Painted wheel
  • Thickness plaque: 3.5
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 4.5
  • D soffit decoration: 10
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted tricolor lozenge pattern
  • Thickness tile backer: 4.5
  • Depth soffit decoration: 10
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted tricolor lozenge pattern
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