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968, Rome, S. Omobono

  • Record number: 968
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Comparanda: Type B (smaller) examples 15892a-c, 15819, 15904b-c
  • Remarks: Type A (larger): fragment of small antefix plaque with strigil shell frame with scallop outer edge (Th 2.6), slightly convex tongues with surrounding channel & raised edge, alternately painted red & cream with red raised edge. Inside shell, flat fascia & part of curved cover tile attached to back of plaque with strigils projecting above, painted red-brown
  • Bibliography: Winter et al. 2009, Table 3
  • Publication record: New light on the production of decorated roofs of the 6th c. B.C. at sites in and around Rome. Author: Winter, N.A., I. Iliopoulos, A.J. Ammerman. Journal and volume number: JRA 22. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: 15914, 3983
  • Type of decoration: Convex strigils/flat fascia
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Pink slip 10YR 7/3, red 10R 4/6 on tile top, 10R 4/4 on strigils
  • Height strigil: 4
  • Width strigil: 2.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 4
  • Height strigil: 4
  • Width strigil: 2.3
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: .6

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