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1271, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia I

  • Record number: 1271
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia I
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge cover
  • Comparanda: For similar fabric: ridge tiles R64.170, R64.337.
  • Remarks: Fragment of semicylindrical cover tile with curved side edge matching curve of ridge tiles R64.170 & R64.337. Finished short end also curved, resembling flange. Near break at top, scored area (MPW 7) surrounded by added clay from detached element, probably a horn acroterion with rounded form (R64.256, R64. 257, R64.269). Red clay similar to fabric of earliest tiles from Cerveteri & Satricum: reused on third-phase building.
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 85, no. 33, figs. 46, 47, 48 (associated with Regia III); Winter 2009a, p. 41, 1.G.4, fig. 1.4, Ill. 1.6.3
  • 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
    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 5 northwest, level 1, pieces associated with Regia IV: antefix R64.300, ridge tile R64.319, pan tile R64.299
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Width: 8.8
  • MPD: 12
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Fragment with finished side & end; round scar near top
  • Thickness tile: 1.3-1.8
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