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990, Rome, S. Omobono 1st phase temple

  • Record number: 990
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 1st phase temple
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Upper part of left bovine leg, roughly triangular in section, tapering towards bottom to more oval contour. Inner, faceted front side painted red-brown; inner, faceted back side gold-brown. Outer surface striated vertically with brown wash on reddish front, becoming browner in center, with back third painted dark brown. At inner top of fragment, rounded scar from genitalsor dewlap.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2011, p. 62, fig. 2
  • Publication record: 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: Horn without inventory number (or inv. 16076a?)
  • Type of decoration: Bull statue
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.6
  • Width: 7.8
  • MPD: 5.4
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red-brown 2.5YR 4/4, gold-brown 7.5YR 5/4, dark brown 5YR 3/2
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