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1338, Rome, Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux

  • Record number: 1338
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Openwork cresting
  • Comparanda: Veii, Portonaccio: Stefani 1953, p. 58, fig. 33b
  • Remarks: Fragment of palmette in low relief, petals painted with cream edges & alternating red & black centers. Upper edge black, back smooth with light slip.
  • Bibliography: Grønne 1990, p. 112, no. 29; Grønne 1992, pp. 164-165, JJ-037 Cen 84-121, pl. 40.1 bottom left
  • Publication record: Fragments of architectural terracottas from the first temple of Castor and Pollux on the Forum Romanum
    The architectural terracottas
  • Associated elements: Cat. nos. 1-28, 30-38
  • Type of decoration: Palmette
  • Current Collection: Danish Academy: EN 84-121
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.4
  • Width: 5
  • MPD: 2.7
  • Paint: White, red, black
  • Condition: Part of top edge preserved; broken on other edges

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