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858, Rome, South slope of Capitoline

  • Record number: 858
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: South slope of Capitoline
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Comparanda: Campania
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque preserving small part of outer strigil shell frame, curving roll, and 5 cordoned petals of central palmette. Black on 2nd strigil, ground behind palmette and inner outline of 2nd & central palmette petals. Brown-red on 1st & 3rd strigil, and outline of 1st, 3rd & 5th palmette petals Scar of cover tile on back
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 202, fig. 127.1; La grande Roma 1990, pp.71-72, 3.6.10
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
  • Type of decoration: Palmette in strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.9
  • Width: 17
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, brown-red 2.5YR 4/4, black
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
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