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1321, Rome, Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux

  • Record number: 1321
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi, Temple A: Pyrgi 1970, p. 117 A:3, fig. 78, pp. 183-184. Segni: Temple of Juno Moneta: Andrén 1940, p. 299, No. I:6, Pl. 121:429
  • Remarks: Fragment of torus from bottom of raking sima, with hollow vertical hole where clay was wrapped around rod. Front surface painted with scale pattern in cream on brown ground, with incised guideline horizontally through center
  • Bibliography: Grønne 1990, p. 109, no. 13, fig. 7 top; Grønne 1992, p. 161, JJ-021 CV 87-52,3, fig. 135, pl. 39.1 top
  • Publication record: Fragments of architectural terracottas from the first temple of Castor and Pollux on the Forum Romanum. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: AnalRom 19. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 105-117
    The architectural terracottas. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux I. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 157-175
  • Associated elements: Cat. nos. 1-12, 14-38
  • Type of decoration: Torus with painted horizontal scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 3.6
  • Width: 6.1
  • MPD: 2.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3, brown 5YR 3/2
  • Condition: Finished side edge
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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