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1259, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1259
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of flat painted vertical plaque preserving total height & beginning of convex strigil at right top. Painted decoration of compass-drawn guilloche with depressions from compass 1.4 & 6.6 cm from right edge & 3.7 cm from bottom edge. Tile backer with nail hole (Diam 1.1-1.2) 9.8 cm from front edge along broken left edge; on soffit is a roughly incised line concentric with the hole.
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 79, no. 14, figs. 22-25; Winter 2009a, pp. 160-162, 3.A.1.a
  • 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 R65.15, 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: Convex strigils/painted guilloche
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.8
  • Width: 12.5
  • MPD: 11.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red on vertical plaque, strigil & as band (W 3.3) along front of soffit
  • Condition: Fragment of lower right corner with part of vertical plaque & tile backer
  • Height main field: 8.8
  • Decoration main field: Painted guilloche
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 1.7
  • D soffit decoration: 3.3
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted red band
  • Thickness tile backer: 1.7
  • Depth soffit decoration: 3.3
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted red band

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