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1010, Rome, Capitoline hill south slope

  • Record number: 1010
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline hill south slope
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: Rome, S. Omobono; Velletri
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves most of concave tongues' height, thin roll, part of flat plaque & finished right edge with cutout for insertion of antefix. Surface painted red-brown. On back, beginning of curve to tile backer. Veii-Rome-Velletri type
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 202, fig. 127.6; La grande Roma 1990, p. 71, 3.6.9 (photo labelled 3.6.8); Winter 2009a, pp. 340-341, 5.B.3.a
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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: 20088, 20089 (revetment plaques)
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14
  • Width: 14.1
  • MPD: 2.8
  • Clay: = S.Omobono
  • Paint: red-brown 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: Broken on all sides except for finished right edge
  • Height strigil: 8
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Cut-out for antefix: yes
  • Height strigil: 8
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave: yes

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