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890, Rome, S. Omobono 1st phase temple

  • Record number: 890
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 1st phase temple
  • Position: Pediment right slope corner
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Hollow torus with 7 rows of incised & painted scale pattern/black roll/cavetto with short painted tongues/roll/relief frieze with feline head in profile, facing left, with lotus petal to left. Scale pattern: oblique rows from lower right to upper left of gold with white outline/white with gold outline/brown with gold outline. Brown ground on cavetto, brown-red on feline forehead & cheeks. 2 nail holes in cavetto top. Obtuse angle at finished right edge indicates placement at lower corner of right slope. Back imbedded with black mica inclusions
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, p. 68, figs. 3, & 5 upper right; La grande Roma 1990, p. 128 5.1.35; Mura Sommella 2000, pp, 19-20, figs. 13-14; Winter 2009a, p. 190, 3.D.6.b, fig. 3.21
  • Publication record: "La grande Roma dei Tarquini". Alterne vicende di una felice intuizione. Author: Mura Sommella, A.. Journal and volume number: BullCom 101. Publication Date: 2000. Pages: 7-26
    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
    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
  • Type of decoration: Painted scale pattern/cavetto/relief lotus & feline facing left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27.3
  • Width: 50
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Brown-red 5YR 4/4
  • Height top fascia: 11 torus
  • Depth top fascia: 7.5
  • Height strigil: 5.2
  • Height main field: 11.5+
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 5.2

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