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1360, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1360
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: R64.347 & antefix from Lapis Niger (Antiquarium forense 803): Downey 1995, Figs. 18 & 21
  • Remarks: Fragment from Gorgoneion antefix preserving mouth with pendent tongue (W 2.3) & finished rounded bottom edge. Concave, smooth interior. Crisp mould impression on teeth. Along bottom, curved band (H .7, D 1.4)
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 289, JJ-98, pl. 217.2, fig. 340; Winter 2009a, p.169, 3.C.1.a, Ill. 3.3.1
  • 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: CA 29.4 (CA 84-28bis) (right eye & corner of mouth).
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.7
  • Width: 10.2
  • MPD: 3.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4 with gray core
  • Paint: red-brown on chin 2.5YR 4/6?
  • Condition: 1 of 2 non-joining fragments
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