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1303, Rome, Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae

  • Record number: 1303
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae
  • Position: Ridge?
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues?
  • Comparanda: Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti, Villa Giulia 7297: Della Seta 1918, p. 180; Phillips 1989a, p. 298
  • Remarks: Long fragment of drapery with vertical fold tapering in width towards bottom, painted with box meander with red battlement & brown boxes. Finished outer edge & part of indented channel at top where there were probably 2 folds. Hollow, handmade, originally figure in round.
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1989a, p. 298, Group IID, no. 3, fig. 16, pl. VII.1 top; pp. 300-301, associated with Temple of Castor & Pollux 484 B.C.
  • Publication record: The architectural terracottas. Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Journal and volume number: Lacus Iuturnae I, ed. M. Steinby. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 277-302
  • Associated elements: 39381
  • Type of decoration: Drapery fold with painted box meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 4.1-4.6
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4 = 39378-39379
  • Paint: White slip, red 10R 4/6, brown
  • Condition: Broken at top, bottom & 2 of 5 sides

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