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1348, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1348
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Remarks: Fragment of large semicylindrical ridge tile with upright plaque (H 10.3-10.6, Th 1.2 top, 1.9 bottom) along top axis, running length of ridge tile, with squared tongues (W 6.6) with cutout top edges, painted white-on-red with inner & outer bands (W white band 0.7) indicating each tongue. Black sand on underside of tile. From excavations around the Temple of Castor & Pollux, but probably originally belonging to Regia III
  • Bibliography: Grønne in I. Nielsen 1987, p. 88, fig. 6; Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 307, KK-12, pl. 229, fig. 312; Winter 2009a, pp. 219-220, 3.H.2, Ill. 3.12.2
  • 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
    Ultimi indagini al tempio dei Castori. Author: Nielsen, I.. Journal and volume number: Archeologia Laziale 8. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1987. Pages: 83-87
    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: Ridge tile cresting with painted tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 20.3
  • MPD: 12.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/3, brown-red ground 5YR 5/4-5/6
  • Condition: Fragmentary
  • Thickness tile: 1.2
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