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892, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 892
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Upper left part of plaque, with large hollow torus (H 9.7) with incisions for 6 rows of diagonal black/brown scale pattern/smaller torus (H .9) below, painted black/cavetto with concave tongues painted brown & red/thin fascia painted black/relief figured frieze with 2 males facing right, both with long black hair, dark brown skin, on dark brown ground. Left figure nearest edge had right arm bent at elbow & held behind torso. Area inside bent arm painted red. Nail hole in large torus (Diam 0.7)
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, p. 78, figs. 5 bottom left & 8 left; La grande Roma 1990, p. 126 5.1.30; Winter 2009a, pp. 366-368, 5.D.3.a
  • 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
    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: Torus with painted scale pattern/chariot procession to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.1
  • Width: 28.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Dark brown ground 5YR 4/2, skin 5YR 5/4, red 10R 4/6
  • Condition: 4 joining fragments
  • Height top fascia: 9.7 torus
  • Height strigil: 5
  • Width strigil: 2.9
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 9.5+
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 1.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 5
  • Width strigil: 2.9
  • Concave: yes

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