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1268, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1268
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Remarks: Fragment has cyma reversa profile on face and convex back, similar to disk acroterion, but straight edge across top, precluding identification as disk acroterion. On face, small trace of brown slip. Black on all faces: fire damage? Warped ridge tile cresting.
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, pp. 83-84, no. 28 (revetment plaque?); Winter 2009a, pp. 219-220, 3.H.2
  • 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
    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, R65.5/20, R65.21, R65.19, R65.6, R65.7, R65.55, R65.9, raking simas R65.10/23, R65.15, R65.16, R65.17, boot of acroterion R65.22, pan tiles R65.64, R65.65, cover tile R65.12
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 8
  • Width: 5
  • MPD: 1.9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3 hard-fired
  • Paint: brown, black
  • Condition: Fragment with straight finished edge

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