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1017, Rome, Capitoline hill (sporadic) - Temple of Jupiter Feretrius?

  • Record number: 1017
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline hill (sporadic) - Temple of Jupiter Feretrius?
  • Position: Pediment left slope?
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Roman Forum
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves flat top fascia/roll/plaque with relief frontal feline head. On top fascia, painted black ground with white tongue pattern, painted only. Feline head (H 5) without ears (W outer eyes 3.2, H nose 2.8, W nose at base 1.1). Channel above narrow roll & plaque ground painted red-brown, as well as patch below cheek. Small nail hole (Diam 0.4) just below roll.
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 202, fig. 127.9; Cristofani 1987b, pp. 95-96; La grande Roma 1990, p. 70, 3.6.4 (p. 75, from exauguratio of exisitng sacred buildings on Capitolium); Winter 2009a, p. 177, 3.D.1.a
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    I santuari: tradizioni decorative. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: QArchEtr 15. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1987. Pages: 95-120
    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: 20100, 17452
  • Type of decoration: Frontal feline head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.4
  • Width: 10.8
  • MPD: 2.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: red-brown 10R4/4-4/6, black, white
  • Condition: Top right corner of plaque preserved, with finished right edge
  • Height top fascia: 3.4
  • Depth top fascia: 2.2
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.8
  • Thickness including relief: 2.2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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