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1350, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1350
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Remarks: Preserves part of upright plaque of crested ridge tile. On one face, 2 parallel incised vertical lines, 6.6 cm. from 2nd single incised line, filled with red-brown paint. On opposite face, no incisions, but traces of white-on-red paint. Along bottom, where detached from ridge tile, incised line as if plaque were formed from 2 halves. From excavations around the Temple of Castor & Pollux, but probably originally belonging to Regia III
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 306, KK-13, fig. 313 bottom right; Winter 2009a, pp. 219-220, 3.H.2
  • Publication record: 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
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne). Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux II.2. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 283-312
  • Associated elements: CA 29.120 (CA 83-21), CA 29.120 (CA 83-53)
  • Type of decoration: Ridge tile cresting with incised & painted white-on-red tongue patterns
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 6.5
  • Width: 16.2
  • MPD: 3.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3 with gray core
  • Paint: red-brown 5YR 5/4
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments

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