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980, Rome, S. Omobono 1st phase temple

  • Record number: 980
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 1st phase temple
  • Position: Pediment apex
  • Roof element: Acroterion base
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion base top surface (Th tile 2.1) and side wall, with 1 finished end. Triangular projection (W 5.2, H 4) with scar from missing rounded element (hoof? W 7.6, D 9) on top surface, probably indicating that this was base for an acroterion. On side wall, with more concave surface, wide painted red band (W 5). Black sand imbedded in underside.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 208, 3.E.4.e, fig. 3.41; Winter 2011, p. 62, fig. 2
  • Publication record: 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
    The evolution of bases for acroteria in Etruria and Latium (640/630-510 B.C.). Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 62-68
  • Associated elements: 15957
  • Type of decoration: Bull hoof?/painted red band
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8
  • Width: 15.5
  • MPD: 32
  • Condition: 4 joining fragments

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