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1069, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1069
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: R65.18, R64.346, R65.21, R65.19, R65.6, R65.7, R65.55, R65.5/20, R65.9, fragments from excavations of Temple of Divus Julius
  • Remarks: Fragments preserve top flat fascia, painted with row of tongues outlined in red/white with black vertical central band on alternate tongues, above thin fillet with alternating wide white/red bands (W 3-3.5), above figured frieze with painted red-brown background and relief feline moving to left. Head was probably in profile. Nail hole (Diam 0.6) just below fillet. Non-joining fragment with possible part of feline leg. Formerly in the Antiquarium forense
  • Bibliography: Brown & Scott 1985, pp. 188-189, no. 3, fig. 7:3; La grande Roma 1990, p. 61, 3.2.12, Pl. III: Downey 1993, p. 236, fig. 6; Downey 1995, pp. 73-74, No. 1, figs. 5, 6; Winter 2009a, pp. 175-178, 3.D.1.a, fig. 3.9 (photo reversed)
  • 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
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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 6d: antefix R64.347, raking simas R65.72, R64.286
  • Type of decoration: Feline moving to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano, Baths of Diocletian
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 20
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red-brown 2.5YR 4/4, cream slip on feline body 10YR 8/3
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments with part of top fascia & figured frieze; 3rd non-joining fragment
  • Height top fascia: 3.5
  • Depth top fascia: 2.4
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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