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867, Rome, Capitoline, Temple of Jupiter

  • Record number: 867
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline, Temple of Jupiter
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Rome, Antiquarium Comunale 4403
  • Remarks: Large, flat eaves tile(Th tile front 4.4, back 3) with tall, squared, raised side edges (W 3/2.6, H 10.5/10.8), beginning 5.5 cm from front edge. Near front edge, 2 deep rectangular channels (W 4, D .8, H 3.2) for pinning hanging curtain. Near breaks at back, scars forcover tilestops (W 8.1, D 3.8) near raised side edges. Rough soffit painted at front with white slip & large 3-step meander in white/red/white/blackwhite/red/wh between wide black bands with perpendicular bars from front & back. Top surface slipped buff.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 341, No. I:1, Pl. F:1; Gjerstad 1960, p. 189, fig. 120.1; Helbig4 II, pp. 586-587, no. 1815; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 70, 4.2; La grande Roma 1990, p. 69, 3.6.3 & p. 76; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3; Mura Sommella 2010a, pp. 95-96, figs. 21-22
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    Esquilino e Campidoglio: elementi della decorazione architettonica nella Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Mura Sommella, A.. Journal and volume number: AnnFaina 17. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 87-112
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome. Author: Winter, N.A., I. Iliopoulos, A.J. Ammerman. Journal and volume number: JRA 22. Publication Date: 2009
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Painted 3-step meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 10.8
  • Width: 61
  • MPD: 68
  • Clay: 5Y 8/3
  • Paint: Buff slip 2.5Y 7/4, red-brown10YR 4/3 (probably originally 10R 3/2
  • Condition: Restored from 7 fragments. Preserves width. Broken at back
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