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1286, Rome, Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae

  • Record number: 1286
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae
  • Position: Pediment right slope apex
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Pieces from Comitium, Capitoline & Velia: Phillips 1989a, p. 283
  • Remarks: Fragment of top of revetment plaque with concave tongues with projecting, rounded tips below flat fascia. Along bottom, part of roll. Strigils painted cream with dark brown edges & central vertical band painted light brown. On top fascia scallop bands in dark brown, cream & light brown echoing curve of tips. On roll, diagonal cream & brown bands. Left edge on diagonal, cut after firing
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1989a, p. 281, Group IIA, no. 1, fig. 2, pl. II.1 right; pp. 300-301, associated with Temple of Castor & Pollux 484 B.C.
  • Publication record: The architectural terracottas. Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Journal and volume number: Lacus Iuturnae I, ed. M. Steinby. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 277-302
  • Associated elements: 39705, 39706, 39708
  • Type of decoration: Painted scalloped bands/concave tongues with central vertical band/roll with painted diagonal bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.1
  • Width: 12.9
  • MPD: 5.7
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4
  • Paint: Cream 2.5Y 8/2, light brown,dark brown
  • Condition: Preserves upper right corner with 2+ strigils
  • Depth top fascia: 4.9
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Concave: yes
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