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865, Rome, Capitoline hill?

  • Record number: 865
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline hill?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Rome, Antiquarium Comunale, no. MC 2178
  • Remarks: Fragment of thick eaves tile with painted soffit front: 3-step meander in white/red/white/black/white stripes (W 2.1-2.4) between black bands with perpendicular bar at front & back. Near lower edge of taenia, 2 oblong slits with traces of lead for fastening hanging curtain. On upper side, circular stamp (Diam 2.8) with M in relief
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 364, No. I:4, Pl. 108:387; Helbig4 II, pp. 591-592, no. 1824; Mura Sommella 2010a, p. 96, fig. 23
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Esquilino e Campidoglio: elementi della decorazione architettonica nella Roma dei Tarquini
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
  • Type of decoration: Painted 3-step meander
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 4403
  • Height: 4.3
  • Width: 47
  • MPD: 33
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/1, purple-red 7.5R 3/4, black
  • Condition: Fragment preserving finished right side edge and front of tile
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