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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
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    The architectural terracottas
    Über die Anfänge der 'römischen Kunst'. Die Zeit der Tarquinier
  • Associated elements: Cat. nos. 1-30, 32-38
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad
  • Current Collection: Danish Academy: CO:V 87-29 + 87-34,5 + 87-49,4 + 87-49,1 + 87-49,2 + 87-38,1
  • 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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