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1293, Rome, Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae

  • Record number: 1293
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae
  • Position: Pediment right slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Phillips 1989a, p. 287: Antiquarium forense 1143, Antiquarium palatino 34345 & one with no inv. no.
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves parts of 4 convex strigils, painted alternately with brown vertical edges/red-brown central vertical band. On flat back, painted checkerboard in red-brown/white/brown (H white square 9.2, W 9.5). At finished right edge, a cut-back flange (W 2.7, D 1.5) to overlap next lower piece on slope; therefore, fragment comes from right slope of pediment. Alongside cut-back, part of raised buttress on back of sima.
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1989a, p. 284, Group IIB, no. 3, figs. 7-8, pls. IV.1, V.1; pp. 300-301, associated with Temple of Castor & Pollux 484 B.C.
  • Publication record: The architectural terracottas. Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Journal and volume number: Lacus Iuturnae I, ed. M. Steinby. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 277-302
  • Associated elements: 39710-29711, 39713-39715
  • Type of decoration: Painted vertical bands/checkerboard
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 17.9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 7/3, red-brown 10R 4/4, brown
  • Condition: Finished right edge, broken on other 3 sides
  • Width strigil: 4.1
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Width strigil: 4.1
  • Convex: yes
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