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1276, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1276
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: Velletri
  • Remarks: Fragment of feline head waterspout, preserving left cheek, eye, ear & upper jaw with opening for semicircular channel. From Section 6d
  • Bibliography: Iacopi 1982, p. 44, fig. 13; Downey 1995, p. 87, no. 40, fig. 57; Winter 2009a, pp. 341-343, 5.B.3.b, fig. 5.10
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia
    Documentazione archeologica sulla Regia
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Lateral sima fragment R65.28, antefixes R64.300, R64.250, R65.67, ridge tile R64.319, pan tile R64.299
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense: R64.268 406601
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.9
  • Width: 9.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Pale brown slip 7.5YR 5/4, white stripe above eye & on jaw 10YR 8/2, red-brown on ear 2.5YR 5/4
  • H feline spout: 10
  • W feline spout: 7.5
  • Mouldmade spout: yes
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