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952, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 952
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Position: Pediment apex
  • Roof element: Acroterion base
  • Comparanda: Gjerstad 1960, fig. 128.6?
  • Remarks: Part of large curved base with moulded and painted elements, from top to bottom: large torus (MPH 15.2, Th wall 2.6) with red band at top & black band at bottom with crescents with rippled edges, alternately black & red on cream ground/round moulding (H 2.8) with diagonal bands of red, cream, black/projecting squared base (MPH 6.5, projecting 3.2 from round moulding) painted red on top ledge with rippled edges on face
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, p. 65, fig. 1; La grande Roma 1990, p. 129 5.1.38; Mura Sommella 1993, pp. 227-232, figs. 12-13; Winter 2009a, p. 386, 5.E.4, fig. 5.42; Winter 2011, p. 65, fig. 6
  • Publication record: Ancora sulla decorazione plastica del tempio arcaico del Foro Boario: statue e acroteri. Author: Mura Sommella, A.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 225-232
    L'area sacra di S. Omobono: la decorazione architettonica del tempio arcaico. Author: Sommella Mura, A.. Journal and volume number: PP 32. Publication Date: 1977. Pages: 62-128
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    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: IX5 3979, IX5 3981, 15875, 15873, 15874, 15880, 15881, 15882, 15876, 16056 (with feline hind legs attached)
  • Type of decoration: Painted crescents with rippled edges/oblique bands/rippled edge
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 24.8
  • Width: 32
  • Clay: 2.5Y 8/2 - 10YR 8/2
  • Paint: Cream slip, lighter than 2.5Y 7/4, purple-red 5R 4/2
  • Condition: 5 joining fragments
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