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1113, Rome, Southwest of Palatine hill - Auguratorium

  • Record number: 1113
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Southwest of Palatine hill - Auguratorium
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 34343. Satricum: Andrén 1940, p. 469, No. II:10, Pl. 145:508. Norba: Andrén 1940, pp. 398-399, No. I:4. Civita Castellana: Andrén 1940, p. 112, No. I:9. Antemnae: La grande Roma, 7.1.1. Lanuvium: Muzzioli 1981, pp. 196-197 D66. Forum Romanum: La grande Roma 1990, 3.4.2
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with top of female head wearing tall helmet with horns (Dist between tips 18.4) & animal ears (Dist between tips 17.9), painted blue with red details, in relief against flat plaque (W 7.3) with curved edge, painted with red outer band/2 inner bands of white/black & red/white segments with large black segment at top center. Along edge of helmet, inside painted bands, raised band (W2) painted with black outer edge & central red zigzag stripe. Below helmet, part of right eye of female head & 3 wavy hair strands painted on cheek. Rectangular strut on back.
  • Bibliography: Pensabene 1980, pp. 72, 75, pl. XVI.1; Cristofani 1987b, p. 115; La grande Roma 1990, p. 91, 4.1.5, pl. VIII
  • Publication record: I santuari: tradizioni decorative. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: QArchEtr 15. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1987. Pages: 95-120
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    La zona sud-orientale del Palatino. Author: Pensabene, P.. Journal and volume number: QuadArchEtr 4. Publication Date: 1980. Pages: 65-81
  • Associated elements: 474300, another example with no inventory number
  • Type of decoration: Juno Sospita head surrounded by painted plaque
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium palatino
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 21.1
  • MPD: 9.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream skin 2.5Y 7/4, blue 5G 6/1, red 10R 4/6, pink inner animal ear 10R 5/8
  • Condition: Preserves top of plaque
  • Type shell: Painted plaque
  • Width shell: 7.3
  • Height strut: 5
  • Width strut: 2
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