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1076, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1076
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of cavetto with 3 complete & 2 partial concave tongues superimposed below flat fascia, leaving hollow triangles between tops of tongues & upper fascia. Finished left edge with half-strigil and curved opening for antefix (RDiam 16). Flat back. Fabric resembles cover tile R65.12 assigned to Regia III. Excavated in Section 6b
  • Bibliography: Iacopi 1982, p. 44, fig. 13; La grande Roma 1990, p. 60, 3.2.8 (assigned to Regia III); Downey 1995, p. 87, no. 39, fig. 56; Winter 2009a, pp. 341-343, 5.B.3.b, fig. 5.9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia
    Documentazione archeologica sulla Regia
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Lateral sima fragments R64.268, antefixes R64.300, R64.250, R65.67, ridge tile R64.319, pan tile R64.299
  • Type of decoration: Flat fascia/concave tongues
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense: R65.28 406596
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 5.5
  • Width: 11
  • MPD: 5.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: Broken on 2 sides, preserving upper edge and left edges
  • Height top fascia: 1.8
  • Depth top fascia: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Cut-out for antefix: yes
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Concave: yes
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