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1030, Rome, Forum Romanum

  • Record number: 1030
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of relief frieze with hind portion of long-legged bird with raised wing and, behind, feline forepaw. Below, thin fillet groundline, above flat bottom border
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 333, No. I:8, Pl. 105:375 left; Gjerstad 1960, p. 260, fig. 159.2; Gjerstad 1966, fig. 140.3; Winter 2009a, p. 177, 3.D.1.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    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
  • Type of decoration: Feline and bird moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.9
  • Width: 12
  • MPD: 2.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/2 burned
  • Condition: Fragment of lower plaque with bottom border
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.8
  • Thickness including relief: 2.2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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