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1340, Rome, Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux

  • Record number: 1340
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Rome (Capitoline & Ponte Cestio), Satricum, Veii Campetti, Cerveteri Vigna Parrocchiale, Civita Castellana: Cristofani 1987b, pp. 115-116
  • Remarks: Fragments preserve bottom part of drapery of female figure striding to right, with small part of both legs preserved at left & right. Between legs, behind drapery, hoof. Drapery from farther side of figure visible below hem of front drapery. Drapery hem painted with horizontal bands in reddish-brown, black & light brown, separated by narrower white bands; between legs, drapery falls in 2 swallowtail folds. On back, scar of cover tile
  • Bibliography: La grande Roma 1990, p. 63, 3.4.4, Pl. V; Grønne 1990, p. 113, no. 31, figs. 16-17; Cristofani 1992c, pl. 33.5; Grønne 1992, p. 165, JJ-040 CV 87-29, 87-34.5, 87-38.1, 87-49.2, 87-49.4, fig. 144, 145, pl. III.1
  • Publication record: Fragments of architectural terracottas from the first temple of Castor and Pollux on the Forum Romanum. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: AnalRom 19. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 105-117
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    The architectural terracottas. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux I. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 157-175
    Über die Anfänge der 'römischen Kunst'. Die Zeit der Tarquinier. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: RM 99. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 123-138
  • Associated elements: Cat. nos. 1-30, 32-38
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.1
  • Width: 24
  • MPD: 4.9
  • Clay: 2.5Y 8/4
  • Paint: White, reddish-brown, light brown
  • Condition: 6 joining fragments. Broken at top & bottom, with finished side edges
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