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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. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome. Author: Winter, N.A., I. Iliopoulos, A.J. Ammerman. Journal and volume number: JRA 22. Publication Date: 2009
    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 R65.10/23, 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
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • 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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