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1005, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 1005
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Position: Corner
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Comparanda: Velletri: AndrĂ©n 1940, Pl. 129:459, La grande Roma, p. 205, 8.6.26; Ny Carlsberg piece from Cerveteri
  • Remarks: Fragment of round feline tail curving upward in S-curve, with thicker end, painted with black encircling bands (W 2.1, 3.7, 3.7, 2.8, 3.0). Traces of white stripes alongside black bands. Scar for attachment to torso (L 11.3, W 2.8). Scale, fabric & design suitable for assignment to feline torso 16159 but does not join, therefore from 2nd feline.
  • Bibliography: La grande Roma 1990, pp. 122-123, 5.1.15; Winter 2009a, p. 384, 5.E.3
  • Publication record: 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: 16159 (torso), 16083? (hair)
  • Type of decoration: Sphinx
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 9.5
  • Width: 25.5
  • MPD: 3
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