Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

876, Rome, Esquiline

  • Record number: 876
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Esquiline
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Remarks: Large semicylindrical ridge tile (Th 4) with recessed flange (Th 2.5, set 3.2 below top edge & ending 8 cm above bottom of tile) at one end & 2 semicircular openings (H 12.8, W 20.9, 38.3 apart, 19.3 from flanged end) for cover tiles on either side. Top surface decorated with broad zigzag bands, painted black & red on cream ground
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 347, No. II:5, Pl. A:2; Helbig4 II, p. 603, no. 1838; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3;
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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
    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
  • Type of decoration: Painted zigzag bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 37
  • Width: 117
  • MPD: 48
  • Paint: Black & red zigzag bands on cream ground
  • Condition: Complete except for one lower corner
  • Height ridge tile: 37
  • Width ridge tile: 48
  • Depth flange: 10

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top