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1374, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1374
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Slopes
  • Roof element: Tiles, pan
  • Remarks: Fragment of flat tile with raised side edges, nail hole at break, 43.8 cm from upper edge, 6.8 cm from side edge. On top surface, painted brown-red hourglass pattern with incised guidelines. Underside smooth & sandy. From excavations around Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably belonging originally to Regia
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 309, KK-36, pl. 233, fig. 323 (giving inv. CA 29.134 & CA 29.230); Winter 2009a, p. 388, 5.F.2
  • Publication record: 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
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne). Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux II.2. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 283-312
  • Associated elements: Pan tiles CA 29.135, CA 29.134, CB 13.2084; eaves tiles CA 29-141, no number; raking sima tile backer CV 4-378
  • Type of decoration: Painted hourglass
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Height: 2.5
  • Width: 28
  • MPD: 46
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Brown-red 7.5YR 6/4-5/2
  • Condition: Preserves upper right corner
  • Thickness tile: 2.2
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.5/2.5
  • Outer H raised side edge: 4.5/4.7
  • Width raised side edge: 1.6/2
  • Raised side edge shape: square

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