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5, Rome, Temple of Castor & Pollux/Forum Romanum

  • Record number: 5
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Temple of Castor & Pollux/Forum Romanum
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Thick fragment with 2 flat surfaces with painted decoration on both faces, not quite parallel. On one face, white band with central brown line/black band with central brown line/white area with brown line forming V, with purple-red on half of inside of V. On opposite face, painted purple-red stem with heart-shaped end, superimposed over black curving band, on white ground; part of second curved purple-red element, possibly mirror image of heart-shape.
  • Bibliography: Grønne 1992, p. 169, JJ-053 CV 87-12, Pl. 41.1 top left
  • Publication record: The architectural terracottas. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux I. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 157-175
  • Type of decoration: Wing?
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: No
  • Height: 12
  • Width: 10.5
  • MPD: 4.7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6 with thick gray core
  • Paint: Purple-red 7.5R 4/2 & 7.5R 4/4, white 10YR 8/3 & 10YR 7/3
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
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