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1034, Rome, Forum Romanum

  • Record number: 1034
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of upper left side of lateral sima with cutout opening for antefix on left and right ear of feline waterspout at right break. Six concave tongues preserved, painted alternately white/orange, with opposite color segments on top fascia above: orange/white. At bottom back, finer tip impressions
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 333-334, No. I:10, Pl. 105:375 right; Gjerstad 1960, p. 260, fig. 159.1; Gjerstad 1966, p. 470, fig. 138.1; Winter 2009a, pp. 340-341, 5.B.3.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    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
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues painted alternately white and orange
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.1
  • Width: 19.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: White paint 10YR 8/2, orange 2.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Preserves upper left side with corner
  • Height top fascia: 2.2
  • Depth top fascia: 5.2
  • Height strigil: 7.5
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Cut-out for antefix: yes
  • Height strigil: 7.5
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave: yes
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