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1117, Rome, Palatine hill

  • Record number: 1117
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Palatine hill
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Mouldmade antefix plaque with figure of winged Eros playing double flute on left and draped dancer on right, above tall flat bottom border. Scar of strut 16 cm from bottom edge & 3 cm above cover tile top. Hole for meniskos in top of Eros's head (Diam 1)
  • Bibliography: Di Mino 1982, Pl. 18.4
  • Publication record: Note sulla decorazione coroplastica a Roma dal VI al IV secolo a.C.. Author: Di Mino, M.R.. Journal and volume number: Roma repubblicana fra il 509 e il 270 a.C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1982. Pages: 65-76
  • Type of decoration: Eros & dancer
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium palatino
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.8
  • Width: 24.3
  • MPD: 8.3
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Thick white slip 10YR 8/1, red drapery & Eros flesh 7.5R 4/6, dark purple border/hem on drapery 7.5R 4/2, black slip on back
  • Condition: Fairly complete except for head of dancer
  • Height strut: 5.5+
  • Width strut: 2.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.8
  • Inner W cover tile: 13.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 19.8
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