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1255, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1255
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Revetment plaque with felines & minotaur from excavations around the Temple of Divus Julius: Rome, Antiquarium forense 1918. Fragment from Comitium: Gjerstad 1960, pp. 256, 258, fig. 157.4
  • Remarks: Fragment with relief frieze preserving hind leg of feline moving left, above narrow fascia and tall flat bottom border. From excavations around the Temple of Divus Julius
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 77, no. a, fig. 17; Winter 2009a, pp. 178-180, 3.D.2.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    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: Downey 1995, pp. 77-78, nos. b, c
  • Type of decoration: Feline moving to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Forum Lapidarium
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13
  • Width: 8.3
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/2
  • Paint: Red ground, fascia, bottom border, with white vertical band(s) overpainted on bottom border (meander?)
  • Condition: Fragment of lower right corner
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes

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