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1067, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1067
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Fragments preserve right cheek, part of mouth, chin, part of flat section representing neck (W 6.5, Th 1.3), with flat section of hair (W 3.8) to right. Plaque (Th 1.1) uniform in thickness, deeply hollowed behind chin. Finished side edge shows that plaque overhung cover tile by 5.1 cm. Red paint on section of hair, line of chin & possibly as pendents. Deep finger channel below lip & vertical marks at sides of mouth.
  • Bibliography: Brown & Scott 1985, p. 190, no. 8, fig. 7:8; Downey 1993, pp. 238-239; Downey 1995, pp. 32-36, 78-79, no. 13, figs. 19, 20; Winter 2009a, pp. 245-247, 4.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 233-247
    Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    La Regia nel Foro Romano. Author: Brown, F.E. & R.T. Scott. Journal and volume number: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 186-191
    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
  • Associated elements: From Section 6c: revetment plaque R64.346
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.7
  • Width: 11
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3 = other Regia III material
  • Paint: Red 2.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Restored from many fragments, preserving lower right side of face & neck
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