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1275, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia I

  • Record number: 1275
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia I
  • Position: Slopes
  • Roof element: Tiles, cover
  • Comparanda: Similar fabric: ridge tiles R64.170, R64.337, ridge cover tile R64.339
  • Remarks: Part of semicylindrical cover tile tapering towards upper end. No flange. Fabric resembles earliest tiles from Cerveteri & Satricum: re-used on third-phase building.
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, pp. 86-87, no. 38, fig. 53 (mis-labelled R64.360); Winter 2009a, p. 37, 1.G.1, ill. 1.6.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    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 7: revetment plaques R65.18, R65.5/20, R65.21, R65.19, R65.6, R65.7, R65.55, R65.9, raking simas R65.10/23, R65.15, R65.16, R65.17, hanging curtain? R65.77, boot of acroterion R65.22, pan tiles R65.64, R65.65
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 6.7
  • Width: 13
  • MPD: 32.7
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Restored from many fragments, preserving much of length with finished upper edge
  • Outer H cover tile: 6.7
  • Outer W cover tile: 10.3/13
  • Thickness tile: 1.3-1.7
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