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1056, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia III

  • Record number: 1056
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia III
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Relief revetment plaque with row of short, convex strigils across top, painted alternately white/red-brown, with flat, scalloped tips above painted the same colors. Below, flat fascia painted red-brown, above relief frieze with feline (W torso 15.4) in profile moving to left, followed by bull-headed man (H 14.5, H head 3.9), moving to left with frontal head, followed by feline head (H 6) in profile to left. Background painted red-brown. Thin fillet (H 0.5, D 1.9) as groundline, above flat bottom border painted with red/brown meander. Soffit painted red-brown. Nail hole (Diam 0.6)
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1966, p. 475, fig. 141.1-5 & 142 (reconstr.); Helbig4 II, p. 814, no. 2040; Iacopi 1974, pp. 32-33, fig. 27; Andrén 1974, p. 7; Brown 1974-1975, pp. 21ff. ; Di Mino 1982, p. Pl. 16.2; La grande Roma 1990, p. 61 3.2.13; Rystedt 1991; Rystedt 1993; Winter 2009a, pp. 178-180, 3.D.2.a, fig. 3.13, Ill. 3.5.1
  • Publication record: Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    L'Antiquarium forense. Author: Iacopi, I.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1974
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    La protostoria della Regia. Author: Brown, F.E.. Journal and volume number: RendPontAcc 47. Publication Date: 1974-1975. Pages: 15-36
    Note sulla decorazione coroplastica a Roma dal VI al IV secolo a.C.. Author: Di Mino, M.R.. Journal and volume number: Roma repubblicana fra il 509 e il 270 a.C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1982. Pages: 65-76
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    Panther followed by lion. On the reconstruction of the Regia plaques. Author: Rystedt, E.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 249-253
    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
    The Archaic frieze plaques from the Regia in Rome: some preliminary observations on style and iconography. Author: Rystedt, E.. Journal and volume number: Munuscula Romana. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1991. Pages: 29-41
  • Associated elements: 1919, 383778, 383779, 383785, 383784
  • Type of decoration: Felines & bull-headed man (Minotaur) moving to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.5
  • Width: 38
  • MPD: 5.9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: red-brown 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: Missing upper left corner, section below feline. Finished left edge. Broken along right side
  • Height top fascia: 1.2
  • Depth top fascia: 5.9
  • Height strigil: 3.5
  • Width strigil: 3.2
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 15.1
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.5
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 3.5
  • Width strigil: 3.2
  • Convex: yes
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