986, Rome, S. Omobono
- Record number: 986
- Site: Rome
- Building or zone: S. Omobono
- Position: Slopes or ridge?
- Roof element: Tiles, cover or ridge?
- Remarks: Fragment of broad, pitched "Corinthian-style" cover tile (Th 3) with 2 slightly concave facets (W 15, Th 2.2; MPW 14.2, Th 2.6). On top, painted decoration: central red stripe (W 1.8), with crescent stripes (D 6.8) to either side, alternately red & black, 5.8 cm apart. Finished front edge at corner. On vertical side edge (H 4.3), red band at top, black scallop near bottom edge. Given width, could this be a ridge tile? Or perhaps part of an acroterion base????
- Bibliography: La grande Roma 1990, p. 125 5.1.25; Winter et al. 2009, Table 3
- Publication record: 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
- Type of decoration: Painted crescents
- Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 15911
- Width: 28.2
- MPD: 19.5
- Clay: 10YR 6/3 = 15828
- Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3, red 5R/ - 7.5R 4/2 = 15828
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