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1412, Rome, Forum Romanum - area of Temple of Castor & Pollux

  • Record number: 1412
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - area of Temple of Castor & Pollux
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural raking sima with 4 horse legs facing to left, 2 white & 2 brown-red, with hoofs; behind, human foot facing left. Projecting bottom border, flat with painted hook meander with red-brown upper horizontal band & pendent hook, & bottom black horizontal band with upright hook. Back of plaque & soffit painted white
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, pp. 289-290, JJ-100, pl. 218.2, fig. 232; Winter 2009a, p 333, 5.A.1.e, fig. 5.4
  • 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
  • Type of decoration: Relief horses & walking person moving to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.2
  • Width: 9.2
  • MPD: 4.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Height main field: 4.9+
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2-3.2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.3-3.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: White band
  • Thickness tile backer: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: White band

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