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1292, Rome, Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae

  • Record number: 1292
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Lacus Iuturnae
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Phillips 1989a, p. 287: Antiquarium forense 1143, Antiquarium palatino 34345 & one with no inv. no.
  • Remarks: Fragment of vertical plaque of raking sima with painted hook meander. On back, part of white rectangle on dark ground: part of a checkerboard pattern. Fragment thickens near bottom (D top 3.8, bottom 5). Along bottom break, finished edge of hole from torus moulding.
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1989a, p. 284, Group IIB, no. 2, fig. 6, pl. III.1; pp. 300-301, associated with Temple of Castor & Pollux 484 B.C.
  • Publication record: The architectural terracottas. Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Journal and volume number: Lacus Iuturnae I, ed. M. Steinby. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 277-302
  • Associated elements: 39710, 39712-39715
  • Type of decoration: Painted hook meander/checkerboard
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8.9
  • Width: 16.6
  • MPD: 5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/2, red-brown 10R 4/4, dark brown 2.5YR 3/2 & 5YR 3/2
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
  • Thickness plaque: 3.8-5
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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