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229, Rome(?), S. Omobono 2nd phase temple?

  • Record number: 229
  • Site: Rome(?)
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple?
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Comparanda: C. Reusser, Testimonianze d'arte etrusca in collezioni private ticinesi, 1986, p. 21, no. 4.1
  • Remarks: Head in round with pointed cap (tutulus)/veil from top of which tuft of hair protrudes from opening; front of tutulus rises to squared "diadem" below which are 3 horizontal bands. Behind ears, tutulus ends in thick rounded edge, below which flat section of hair, with apparently 2 thin locks at right side of face. Hair across face has scalloped edge.
  • Bibliography: La grande Roma 1990, p. 142, no. 6.1.2 with earlier bibliography; Winter 2009a, pp. 381-382, 5.E.1.b, fig. 5.37; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 140-143, no. 68; Mura Sommella 2011; Mura Sommella in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 194-195, figs. 10-11
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    La dea col tutulo dal tempio arcaico del Foro Boario
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Female head in tutulus and veil
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 26 (H.169)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.5
  • Width: 14.7
  • MPD: 17.5
  • Clay: 10YR 6/3
  • Height face: 12.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 8
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