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1045, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia

  • Record number: 1045
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Elongated nude female torso, with raised right arm, with drapery to her left painted pink-red, resting on black tree? Finished left edge but strut scar behind calves suggests missing right half to plaque: group with Cupid?
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 334, No. II:1, Pl. 106:380; Iacopi 1982, pp. 48-49, Pl. 9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Documentazione archeologica sulla Regia
  • Type of decoration: Venus after her bath
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium forense: 1146
  • Height: 35.9
  • Width: 20.5
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6
  • Paint: White skin with pinkish overtones 7.5YR 7/4, pink-red 7.5R 4/8-5/6, black
  • Condition: Broken through neck & ankles; missing also edges of drapery & left arm
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