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1267, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1267
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Remarks: Vertical plaque (cresting of ridge tile) with thickness increasing regularly from 1 at border to 1.5 at inner break. Face painted with white tongue on black ground (with outer white band?)
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 83, No. 27, fig. 41 (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: R65.77. From Section 4, level 2: raking sima R64.146, revetment plaque R64.149, disc acroterion R64.148, ridge tile R64.170, cover tile R64.360
  • Type of decoration: Painted tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 5.5
  • Width: 6.5
  • MPD: 1.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: White, black
  • Condition: Broken on 3 sides

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