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1074, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1074
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Rome, Forum Romanum: Gjerstad 1960, pp. 288, 293, fig.191.2
  • Remarks: Fragment of elongated convex strigils with flat tips, separated by deep channels, above flat vertical plaque with traces of painted guilloche, compass-drawn with 2 circular depressions from compass, 5.1 apart
  • Bibliography: La grande Roma 1990, p. 60, 3.2.6; Downey 1995, p. 80, no. 16, figs. 29, 30; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3; Winter 2009a, pp. 160-162, 3.A.1.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • 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, R65.16, R65.17, hanging curtain? R65.77, boot of acroterion R65.22, pan tiles R65.64, R65.65, cover tile R65.12
  • Type of decoration: Tall convex strigils with flat tips/painted guilloche
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense: R65.15
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16
  • Width: 18.2
  • MPD: 2.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red on alternate strigils, in channels between strigils & on tip of complete red strigil. Traces of white on two strigils
  • Condition: 2 complete & 3 fragmentary strigils above flat plaque
  • Height strigil: 8.3
  • Width strigil: 3.4
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Painted guilloche
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height strigil: 8.3
  • Width strigil: 3.4
  • Convex: yes

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