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1079, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1079
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Fragment of female head with skin painted white, black on hair, eyebrows & eye, ear outlines, with red dot earring & tile edge. H ear 4.2. Antefix plaque continued below bottom edge of cover tile, to overlap front of eaves tile
  • Bibliography: Downey 1993, p. 245, figs. 26-27; Downey 1995, p. 89, no. 43, figs. 64-65; Winter 2009a, p. 427, 6.C.1.a
  • 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
    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 6c: antefix R64.250 (N.B. Other pieces from Section 6c are associated with Regia III: revetment plaque R64.346, antefix R64.312)
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.2
  • Width: 12.8
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White, black, red
  • Condition: Preserves top of head & beginning of cover tile with finished bottom edge on rt side
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