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867, Rome, Capitoline, Temple of Jupiter

  • Record number: 867
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline, Temple of Jupiter
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Rome, Antiquarium Comunale 4403
  • Remarks: Large, flat eaves tile(Th tile front 4.4, back 3) with tall, squared, raised side edges (W 3/2.6, H 10.5/10.8), beginning 5.5 cm from front edge. Near front edge, 2 deep rectangular channels (W 4, D .8, H 3.2) for pinning hanging curtain. Near breaks at back, scars forcover tilestops (W 8.1, D 3.8) near raised side edges. Rough soffit painted at front with white slip & large 3-step meander in white/red/white/blackwhite/red/wh between wide black bands with perpendicular bars from front & back. Top surface slipped buff.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 341, No. I:1, Pl. F:1; Gjerstad 1960, p. 189, fig. 120.1; Helbig4 II, pp. 586-587, no. 1815; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 70, 4.2; La grande Roma 1990, p. 69, 3.6.3 & p. 76; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3; Mura Sommella 2010a, pp. 95-96, figs. 21-22
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
    Esquilino e Campidoglio: elementi della decorazione architettonica nella Roma dei Tarquini
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome
    Santuari d'Etruria
  • Type of decoration: Painted 3-step meander
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: MC 2178
  • Height: 10.8
  • Width: 61
  • MPD: 68
  • Clay: 5Y 8/3
  • Paint: Buff slip 2.5Y 7/4, red-brown10YR 4/3 (probably originally 10R 3/2
  • Condition: Restored from 7 fragments. Preserves width. Broken at back
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