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1363, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1363
  • 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 of twisted locks of hair (W 3.5, Th 2.6) & part of neck (Th 1.1) from lower left corner 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. 292, JJ-108, pl. 220.1, fig. 243;;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.
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne)
  • Associated elements: CB 18.5, CB 13.8261
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Danish Academy: CB 13.9664
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 5.8
  • Width: 6.5
  • MPD: 5.2
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Condition: Burned

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