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1305, Rome, Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae

  • Record number: 1305
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae
  • Position: Ridge or pediment corner
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Comparanda: Civita Castellana, Vignale, Villia Giulia 7264: Della Seta 1918, p. 180; Andrén 1940, Pl. 28.101; Phillips 1989a, p. 299
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves part of white neck with raised brown hair-lock at the left, part of the chest, & raised front portion of the red wing, white wing feathers, & small black and white wing feathers. Handmade, hollow (th wall 1.1-3), with finger marks on interior
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1989a, p. 298, Group IID, no. 5, fig. 17, pl. VI.2; 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: 39383
  • Type of decoration: Sphinx chest & wing with painted feathers
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 7.5
  • Width: 11.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: White, red 10R 4/4, brown
  • Condition: Broken on all sides

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