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1372, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia IV

  • Record number: 1372
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia IV
  • Position: Slopes
  • Roof element: Tiles, pan
  • Remarks: Flat tile with raised side edges, with painted surface of hourglass (W downward pointing triangle 38, H 35, distance from upper left corner 6.7, from right corner 4.5) painted in black, not quite meetings at tips. At lower corners of tile, cutout corners (D 5.7, W 1.5). Bottom of tile incrusted with black sand/mica. From excavations around Temple of Castor & Pollux but probably belonging originally to Regia
  • Bibliography: Fischer-Hansen 2008, p. 309, KK-44; Winter 2009a, p. 388, 5.F.2, fig. 5.44
  • Publication record: 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
    Votive and architectural terracottas; Tiles (co-authored with C. Grønne). Author: Fischer-Hansen, T.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux II.2. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 283-312
  • Associated elements: Pan tiles CA 29.135, CA 29.625, CA 29.138bis, CB 12.316, CB 13.3495; raking sima tile backer CV 4.378
  • Type of decoration: Painted hourglass
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Height: 2.5
  • Width: 50.5
  • MPD: 64
  • Clay: 5Y 8/2-8/3
  • Paint: Black
  • Condition: Complete width & depth
  • Thickness tile: 1.9/2
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.5/2.3
  • Outer H raised side edge: 4.6/4.5
  • Width raised side edge: 1.5/3.7
  • Raised side edge shape: square
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