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1410, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1410
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: Velletri: 21593
  • Remarks: Fragment of right jaw of feline waterspout with smooth curved spout inside, slanting down at front. Inner edge painted brown, white on raised ridge, front edge, neck outline, paws of painted feline in profile on main fascia of upright plaque, stripe on soffit. From excavations in area of Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably originally belonging to Regia IV
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 291, JJ-106, fig. 241; Winter 2009a, pp. 341-343, 5.B.3.b
  • 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: CV 4.11 (V 87-11), CB 7.6 (B 83-14), CB 77 (CB 84-206), CB 13 (CB 84-207)
  • Type of decoration: Feline-head waterspout/painted feline in profile
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 5.2
  • Width: 8.2
  • MPD: 9.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: red-brown soffit 2.5YR 5/6
  • Height main field: 4+
  • Decoration main field: Painted feline
  • Thickness plaque: 2.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2.5
  • W feline spout: 5.2+
  • Mouldmade spout: yes
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.5

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