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866, Rome

  • Record number: 866
  • Site: Rome
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Flat eaves tile (Th tile 4) with squared raised side edges beginning 6.5/7 cm from front edge, with curved front edges. At front of tile top & taenia top, painted red stripe (W 1-1.2) on each surface. Sort of anathyrosis on left front edge. Soffit painted with zigzag pattern, incised before painting, with solid stripes of black/white/red flanking zigzag pattern.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 366, No. II:4, Pl. 108:388; Helbig4 II, p. 601, No. 1835
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Type of decoration: Painted zigzag pattern between bl/wh/red stripes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 6.7
  • Width: 47.6
  • MPD: 35
  • Clay: 10YR 6/3
  • Paint: Yellow slip 10YR 7/4, red 7.5R 4/4-4/6, black
  • Condition: Preserves front & full width, but broken behind
  • Inner H raised side edge: 3.2
  • Outer H raised side edge: 6.7/6.1
  • Raised side edge shape: square
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