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1417, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1417
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Revetment plaques from Comitium & Regia III
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief plaque with feline in profile to left, preserving neck, forequarters, left foreleg, torso, paw of hindleg, painted white with brown circles with dot centers & interior lines for musculature & details. Recessed channel at neck break indicates that missing head was frontal. Red-brown ground, narrow fillet along bottom as groundline, above bottom raised border. From excavations in area of Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably originally belonging to Regia III
  • Bibliography: Grønne in I. Nielsen 1987, p. 87, fig. 4; Fischer-Hansen 2008, pp. 286-287, JJ-90, pl. 213.2, fig. 222; Winter 2009a, pp. 178-180, 3.D.2.a, Ill. 3.5.1
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Ultimi indagini al tempio dei Castori
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne)
  • Associated elements: Antiquarium forense 1918, R64.320
  • Type of decoration: Spotted feline moving to left
  • Current Collection: Danish Academy: CA 29.5 (CA 84-12)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.5
  • Width: 11.1
  • MPD: 2.3
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/3, brown 5YR 4/4
  • Condition: Broken on all edges
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.6
  • Thickness including relief: 2.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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