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1284, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia

  • Record number: 1284
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia
  • Roof element: Acroteria, disk
  • Remarks: Fragment of edge of acroterion with strongly concave profile, decorated with tongues separated by ribs.
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 96
  • 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
  • Associated elements: From salvage excavation in Section 4 south, level 2: eaves tile R72.4
  • Type of decoration: Painted relief tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 18
  • Width: 13
  • MPD: 5.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: White slip, pale brown 7.5YR 6/4 on central & right tongues, with flecks of darker red over light red on right tongue. White paint on left tongue. White slip & traces of red on back
  • Condition: Preserves central leaf & parts of flankiing leaves; broken at the top below edge of central leaf
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