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1425, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV?

  • Record number: 1425
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV?
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues?
  • Comparanda: Fabric similar to S. Omobono statues
  • Remarks: Possible fragment of acroterion, revetment plaque, or tile soffit with flat surface painted with large black disk (Diam 6.3) circumscribed with cream band (W 0.7) on red-brown ground. Athena shield? Uneven back, lumpy, similar to S. Omobono statues. From excavations in area of Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably originally belonging to Regia
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 305, KK-3, fig. 303; Winter 2009a, p. 380, 5.E.1.a
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne)
  • Type of decoration: Painted black disk with cream edge on red-brown ground
  • Current Collection: Danish Academy: CN 16.74 (CN 85-19)
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
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