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1001, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 1001
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Position: Pediment slope
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri: Cristofani 1992a, p. 32, Fig. 45 B7; Velletri
  • Remarks: Part of large, cutout volute with flat inner & outer faces with beveled edges, wider at bottom, thinning towards top . On outer facet, painted black horizontal bands (H 5.4). Traces of red-brown on front surface.On lower back, large scale pattern with horizontal rows facing left: black scale outlined in white, red-brown outlined in white, white outlined in black (W scale 4, H 3.6, W border .5)Th wall 1.9. Inside smoothed, not lumpy.
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 448, fig. 280.3; Sommella Mura 1977a, pp. 94-99; Helbig4 II, p. 581, No. 1809; Enea nel Lazio 1981, p. 123 C4; La grande Roma 1990, p. 121 5.1.6; Mura Sommella 1993, , pp. 225-226, fig. 1a right; Winter 2009a, p. 383, 5.E.2
  • Publication record: Ancora sulla decorazione plastica del tempio arcaico del Foro Boario: statue e acroteri. Author: Mura Sommella, A.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 225-232
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    Enea nel Lazio: archeologia e mito. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1981
    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'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
  • Associated elements: 16115, 16156, 16157, 15158; acroterion base
  • Type of decoration: Large cutout volute with painted scale pattern/ horizontal bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 39.4
  • Width: 58.6
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Red brown 7.5YR 6/4, 5YR 5/6, black, white
  • Condition: Preserves upper 2/3
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