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1063, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia I

  • Record number: 1063
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia I
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Comparanda: For similar fabric: ridge tile R64.337, ridge cover tile R64.339
  • Remarks: Large low, semicylindrical tile with raised edges at both ends, no openings for cover tiles on the sides. Tile tapers in size at one end (H opening 7.5/8.2, W 23/22.2), to fit under lip of next tile. Rough red clay normally characteristic of earliest tiles at Cerveteri & Satricum (7th century): reused on third-phase building.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 190, no. 10, fig. 7:10; La grande Roma 1990, p. 59, 3.2.2; Downey 1993, pp. 242-243, figs. 17 & 19; Downey 1995, pp. 84-85, No. 31, figs. 44, 45, 48; Winter 2009a, pp. 44-45, 1.H.2, fig. 1.5, Ill. 1.7.3
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 233-247
    Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    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
  • Associated elements: From Section 4, level 2: raking sima R64.146, revetment plaque R64.149, disc acroteria R64.148 & R64.147, cover tile R64.360
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 45.5
  • MPD: 27.3/26
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Full dimensions restored from several fragments; missing sections on both sides
  • Thickness tile: 1.4-1.9
  • Inner H raised side edge: 1.5/1
  • Outer H raised side edge: 3.5/3.2
  • Width raised side edge: 1.9/1.6
  • Height ridge tile: 11
  • Width ridge tile: 45.5
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