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923, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 923
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Position: Pediment apex
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Comparanda: Statues from Veii, Satricum
  • Remarks: Preserves bottom of drapery, right foot, & plinth (Th 1.6) to right with round opening (Diam 6) for spear. Drapery (Th wall 1.7) falls in 3 jack-knife folds above foot & in continuous thick projection lying across top of foot & on plinth; at left side, parts of 3 jack-knife folds, below which surface with red paint (left boot?). Right foot is booted, with sole, painted red-brown. Small hole in top of foot (Diam 0.4). Body stood at angle to back of plinth, facing towards Herakles. Inside of torso was hollow through plinth. Underside of plinth imbedded with black sand
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, pp. 99-101, figs. 28 & 34; Sommella Mura 1977b, pp. 1-4; Enea nel Lazio 1981, pp. 121-122 C3; La grande Roma 1990, pp. 119-120 5.1.1 (a-c); Parisi Presicce 1997, p. 175, fig. 13; Winter 2009a, pp. 379-380, 5.E.1.a, fig. 5.34, Ill. 5.16.2
  • Publication record: Enea nel Lazio: archeologia e mito. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1981
    Eracle e Dionisio nella decorazione figurata del tempio arcaico di S. Omobono: un' ipotesi eterodossa. Author: Parisi Presicce, C.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles II. Place of publication: Amsterdam. Publication Date: 1997. Pages: 167-177
    L' "introduzione di Ercole nell'Olimpo" in un gruppo arcaico di terracotta dall'area sacra di S. Omobono. Author: Sommella Mura, A.. Journal and volume number: BollMC 24. Publication Date: 1977. Pages: 3-15
    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
  • Associated elements: 16161, 16117, 14194; Herakles statue 14194, 16160, 16163, 16167; base 15853, 15996
  • Type of decoration: Athena from introduction of Herakles into Olympus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 34.5
  • Width: 44
  • MPD: 30
  • Paint: Red-brown, black
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