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977, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 977
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Position: Pediment apex (rear?)
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Preserves left shoulder, probably female, with hair forming a raised square panel similar to that of the Athena statue 16161. On shoulder, left hand & forearm of another person, larger in scale (L hand - wrist 13.3); fingertips missing. 2nd joining fragment (MPH 15.7, MPW 22.7) has more hair with brown paint along bottom edge. Statues hollow inside, built up with lumps of clay
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 423, fig. 265.5-6; Sommella Mura 1977a, pp. 101 & 113, fig. 31; La grande Roma 1990, pp. 120-121 5.1.2; Mura Sommella 1993, p. 226, fig. 5; Mertens-Horn 1997; Parisi Presicce 1997, p. 173, fig. 10; Winter 2009a, p. 381, 5.E.1.b, fig. 5.36; Mura Sommella 2011
  • Publication record: Ancora sulla decorazione plastica del tempio arcaico del Foro Boario: statue e acroteri
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
    Eracle e Dionisio nella decorazione figurata del tempio arcaico di S. Omobono: un' ipotesi eterodossa
    Herakles, Leukothea e Palaimon sul tempio arcaico del Foro Boario di Roma
    L'area sacra di S. Omobono: la decorazione architettonica del tempio arcaico
    La dea col tutulo dal tempio arcaico del Foro Boario
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 15811, 15855, 15809; Herakles & Athena statues from introduction into Olympus
  • Type of decoration: Group of Ariadne & Dionysos
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 15990
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 16
  • MPD: 13.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4-10YR 6/3
  • Condition: 3 joining fragments
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