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1258, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1258
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Antefix from 7th stratum below Lapis Niger, Rome, Antiquarium forense 803
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves scalloped fringe of hair across forehead of Gorgoneion antefix, with scoring on back for attachment of cover tile (Th 2.4) ca 1 cm below top edge. Th top finished edge 1.6
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 78, no. 12, fig. 18; Winter 2009a, pp. 169-171, 3.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: From Section 6d: revetment plaque R64.320, raking simas R65.72, R64.286
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense: R64.347 406591
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.6
  • Width: 11.8
  • MPD: 3.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Condition: Fragment of upper left side of plaque
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