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1246, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1246
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: R64.320, 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: Part of relief revetment plaque with flat top border & figured frieze with head (W 5.7, L nose 2.9), neck & tail tip of feline facing right with frontal head. Formerly in the Antiquarium forense
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, pp. 188-189, no. 4; Iacopi 1982, p. 47, no. 3, pl. 7.3; La grande Roma 1990, p. 60, no. 11.1, fig.; Downey 1995, pp. 74-75, no. 3, figs. 11, 12; Winter 2009a, pp. 175-178, 3.D.1.a, fig. 3.11, ill. 3.4.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Documentazione archeologica sulla Regia. Author: Iacopi, I.. Journal and volume number: Roma repubblicana fra il 509 e il 270 a.C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1982. Pages: 37-49
    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 7: revetment plaques R65.18, R65.21, R65.19, R65.6, R65.7, R65.55, R65.9, raking simas R65.10/23, R65.15, R65.16, R65.17, hanging curtain? R65.77, boot of acroterion R65.22, pan tiles R65.64, R65.65, cover tile R65.12
  • Type of decoration: Feline facing right with frontal head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano, Baths of Diocletian
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.2
  • Width: 18.4
  • MPD: 2.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red on ground & top border
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments from right edge
  • Height top fascia: 3.5
  • Depth top fascia: 2.5
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height head: 5.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.3
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