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1274, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III?

  • Record number: 1274
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III?
  • Position: Slopes
  • Roof element: Tiles, cover
  • Comparanda: Rome, Danish Academy CA 8.879 + CA 8.2346, CA 29.586
  • Remarks: Semicylindrical cover tile, preserving ca. 2/3 of length near narrow end. On top surface, painted rectangle outlined by black stripes (W 3), one along edge of tile, other 6 cm from edge; within this design is a narrow (ca 1.5) frame of buff, then a black rectangle, with a red rectangle overpainted on the black to one side. Non-joining fragment has buff slip, over which red & possibly black
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 86, no. 36 (not illustrated: fig. 53 is R65.12); Winter 2009a, pp. 216-217, 3.G.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
    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 4, level 2: raking sima R64.146, revetment plaque R64.149, disc acroteria R64.148 & R64.147, ridge tile R64.170
  • Type of decoration: Painted rectangles in buff, red & black
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Width: 14
  • MPD: 20
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Buff slip 10YR 7/3, red 10R 4/4, black
  • Condition: 4 joining fragments & 1 non-joining
  • Thickness tile: 1.3-1.5

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