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941, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple repair

  • Record number: 941
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple repair
  • Position: Pediment right slope
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Variant of Caprifico (Cisterna di Latina): Brown 1973-1974, fig. 5, Type C
  • Remarks: Now joined to piece above with flat torus, broken above. Preserves 2 horse heads in relief, facing left. Traces of red on torus. Worn, but could be biga horses with fanning manes.
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 454, fig. 282.7; Sommella Mura 1977a, p. 78, fig. 10 second from left; La grande Roma 1990, p. 127 5.1.32; Cristofani 1990b, p. 33, fig. 4; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3; Winter 2009a, p. 365, 5.D.2.d
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    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
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome. Author: Winter, N.A., I. Iliopoulos, A.J. Ammerman. Journal and volume number: JRA 22. Publication Date: 2009
    Osservazioni sulle decorazioni fittili arcaiche del santuario di Sant'Omobono. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: Archeologia Laziale 10:2. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 31-37
    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: 15827, 15978, 16037, 15863
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 8.2
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: = 15827
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 1.8
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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