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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
    L'area sacra di S. Omobono: la decorazione architettonica del tempio arcaico
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome
    Osservazioni sulle decorazioni fittili arcaiche del santuario di Sant'Omobono
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 15827, 15978, 16037, 15863
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession to right
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 15831
  • 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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