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1312, Rome, Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux

  • Record number: 1312
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum -Temple of Castor & Pollux
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi, Temple A:2: Pyrgi 1970, p. 110, figs. 74-77; Veii Portonaccio: Stefani 1953, p. 63; Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti: Andrén 1940, pp. 106, 114, Pl. 41:135; Rome Velia: di Mino 1982, pl. 16.3
  • Remarks: Small fragment from right side of relief revetment plaque with part of roll above plaque with 2 cordoned palmette petals, painted alternately black/red with cream edges, on black ground. On roll, oblique black stripe on white ground. Side edge painted black
  • Bibliography: Grønne 1990, p. 107, No. 4, fig. 4 right; Grønne 1992, p. 159, JJ-008 CV 87-6, fig. 128, Pl. 37.3 top center
  • Publication record: Fragments of architectural terracottas from the first temple of Castor and Pollux on the Forum Romanum. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: AnalRom 19. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 105-117
    The architectural terracottas. Author: Grønne, C.. Journal and volume number: The Temple of Castor and Pollux I. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 157-175
  • Associated elements: Cat. nos. 1-3, 5-38
  • Type of decoration: Roll with painted diagonal stripe/relief floral frieze
  • Last Recorded Collection: Danish Academy
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 5.2
  • Width: 4.5
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/2
  • Paint: White, red, black
  • Condition: Finished right side; broken on other edges
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.5
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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