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1370, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1370
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Preserved lower right corner of flat tile with raised side edge up to end. 18.8 cm from front end & 6.2 from side edge is nail hole (Diam 0.8). On top surface, painted black triangle, beginning 7.3 cm from corner, pointing toward center of tile. Soffit painted with longitudinal black/white bands (W 8/5) with incised guidelines. From excavations around Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably belonging originally to Regia III
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 307, KK-11, fig. 311; Winter 2009a, p. 214, 3.F.3, Ill. 3.10.3-4
  • Publication record: 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
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne). Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux II.2. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 283-312
  • Associated elements: Eaves tile with no number
  • Type of decoration: Painted black hourglass/painted black & white bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Height: 4.8
  • Width: 27.5
  • MPD: 19.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: black,white
  • Condition: 3 joining fragments
  • Thickness tile: 2.3
  • Inner H raised side edge: 1.9
  • Outer H raised side edge: 4.8
  • Width raised side edge: 2.1
  • Raised side edge shape: square
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