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1070, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1070
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Ridgepole end
  • Roof element: Acroteria, disk
  • Remarks: Face of fragment has slightly S-shaped cyma recta profile, with back convex & elliptical, with thickest at point above mid-center. On face, painted tongue pattern on white ground with double outline in red; central tongue had red center, between two with white center. Outer edge and inner base of tongues painted red. Estimated outer diameter: 54
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 188; La grande Roma 1990, p. 60, no. 9 (as fragment of frieze plaque); Downey 1993, pp. 240-241, figs. 13-15; Danner 1993a, p. 104; Downey 1995, pp. 40-46, 82, figs. 36-37, 39-40; Winter 2009a, p. 210, 3.E.6
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 233-247
    Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens. Author: Danner, P.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 93-107
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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
  • Associated elements: From Section 8: disc acroterion R65.79, eaves tile R65.39
  • Type of decoration: Disc with painted tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 10.6
  • Width: 11.7
  • MPD: 3.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red, white
  • Condition: Fragment preserves part of outer border with finished outer edge
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