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1327, Rome, Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux

  • Record number: 1327
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Openwork cresting
  • Comparanda: Veii, Portonaccio: Stefani 1953, p. 58, fig. 33b
  • Remarks: Fragment from bottom part of openwork cresting, with flat plaque painted black with a white band below curving band (W 2.5) in low relief, painted white with red & black edges; inner surface of band painted black. L-shaped at bottom where attached to sima. At left, vertical nail hole (Diam 1) for attachment to sima. Cream on back
  • Bibliography: Grønne 1990, p. 110, no. 18, fig. 10; Grønne 1992, pp. 162-163, JJ-026 CV 87-26,1, 87-36,3, 87-36,4, fig. 139, pl. II.1
  • Publication record: Fragments of architectural terracottas from the first temple of Castor and Pollux on the Forum Romanum. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: AnalRom 19. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 105-117
    The architectural terracottas. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux I. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 157-175
  • Associated elements: Cat. nos. 1-17, 19-38
  • Type of decoration: Openwork figure-8 pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 15.5
  • MPD: 5.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: White, red, black
  • Condition: Finished edges at top & bottom, 2 broken side edges
  • Cresting decoration: Openwork spirals
  • Thickness plaque: 2.4
  • Thickness including relief: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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