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1072, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1072
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves rounded front end of life-sized boot with part of sole (H .7), from left foot, attached to tile (H 1.2). 2 incised lines vertically at instep & 2 curving channels on top near center, indicating tongue of boot. Hollow (Th wall 1.2-2.3), handmade; interior lumpy but made from wet, runny clay resembling lava flow (cf. S. Omobono). Red surface, black in channels
  • Bibliography: Brown & Scott 1985, p. 190, no. 9, fig. 7:9; La grande Roma 1990, p. 60, no. 4, fig. 3.2.4; Downey 1993, p. 242, fig. 16; Danner 1993a, p. 100 (longitudinal position); Downey 1995, p. 84, no. 30, fig. 43; Winter 2009a, pp. 198-199, 3.E.1.c
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 233-247
    Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens. Author: Danner, P.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 93-107
    La Regia nel Foro Romano. Author: Brown, F.E. & R.T. Scott. Journal and volume number: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 186-191
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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
  • Associated elements: From Section 7: revetment plaques R65.18, R65.5/20, R65.21, R65.19, R65.6, R65.7, R65.55, R65.9, raking simas R65.10/23, R65.15, R65.16, R65.17, hanging curtain? R65.77, pan tiles R65.64, R65.65, cover tile R65.12
  • Type of decoration: Foot wearing boot
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10.5
  • Width: 14.4
  • MPD: 4.1
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Paint: Red, black
  • Condition: Broken through mid-arch and front of sole & tile
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