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1050, Rome, Forum Romanum - Curia Hostilia

  • Record number: 1050
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Curia Hostilia
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Raised fillet groundline: Veii, Piazza d'Armi
  • Remarks: Hind legs of feline in relief, in profile facing to right, on red ground, above a flat border decorated with broken meander in white & red. From 11th stratum of Comitium. Formerly in Antiquarium forense
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 333, No. I:5; Gjerstad 1960, p. 256, fig. 157.4; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 475-476, fig. 141.3; Andrén 1974, p. 7; La grande Roma 1990, p. 53 3.1.1 (assigned to first decoration of Curia); Winter 2009a, pp. 178-180, 3.D.2.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
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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: 118, 175, 803, 810
  • Type of decoration: Feline in profile facing to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano, Baths of Diocletian
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.7
  • Width: 14.1
  • MPD: 2.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4 (cf. S.Omobono)
  • Paint: Red-brown surface including soffit 10R 4/6, traces of white meander on base
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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