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894, Rome, S. Omobono first phase

  • Record number: 894
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono first phase
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Large hollow torus (Th wall 1.8-2.1) painted with at least 7 rows of upward pointing scale pattern below projecting flat cavetto with squared strigils. Scales in oblique rows of dark brown with light brown outline/light brown with dark brown outline/white with dark brown outline. W scale 3.3, including outline 4.4. Strigils fairly flat with deep broad channels (W 0.7) inbetween, painted brown. Inside of torus lumpy. Finished left edge at slightly obtuse angle to lines of strigil bottom.
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, p. 94, fig. 20; La grande Roma 1990, pp. 127-128 5.1.34; Winter 2012a
  • Publication record: L'area sacra di S. Omobono: la decorazione architettonica del tempio arcaico. Author: Sommella Mura, A.. Journal and volume number: PP 32. Publication Date: 1977. Pages: 62-128
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Monumentalization of the Etruscan round moulding in 6th century BCE Central Italy. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Monumentality in Etruscan & Early Roman Architectu. Place of publication: Austin, TX. Publication Date: 2012
  • Type of decoration: Squared strigils/torus with painted scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 19.2
  • Width: 46
  • MPD: 9.7
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/2, dark brown 5YR 4/3, light brown 5YR 5/4, brown 5YR 4/4
  • Condition: Finished left edge
  • Height strigil: 5.5+
  • Width strigil: 2.9
  • Height strigil: 5.5+
  • Width strigil: 2.9
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