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1362, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1362
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Velletri antefix in Naples Museum 21583, 20412
  • Remarks: Fragment with twisted strand of hair (W 3.5, Th 2.8) & part of adjacent neck (Th 2.9) from lower left side of antefix with female head. No cover tile preserved. From excavations around Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably belonging originally to Regia IV
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 291, JJ-107, pl. 219.2, fig. 242; Winter 2009a, p. 345, 5.C.1
  • Publication record: 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
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne). Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux II.2. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 283-312
  • Associated elements: CB 13.9664, CB 13.8261
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.4
  • Width: 6.8
  • MPD: 4.7
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6
  • Paint: red-brown paint on hair 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: Preserves left corner

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