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951, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 951
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Position: Pediment apex
  • Roof element: Acroterion base, central
  • Remarks: Moulded elements, from top to bottom: thick element broken at top (MPH 2.6, Th wall 2.6)/thin horizontal ledge (H 0.8, Th wall 5) painted cream on top with black edge & bottom/large torus (H 13.4, Th wall 2.7) with 8 rows of painted scale pattern (W scale 4, including border 4.5) facing downward in oblique rows of red with white outline, red with black outline, black with white outline, red with black outline, red with white outline, white with black outline, black with white outline, red with black outline, red with white outline, white with black outline. At bottom, projecting flat fascia (H 1.8, projecting 2.1 from bottom of torus) that tapers & ends at back corner. Th back wall 2.1, Th floor 2. Inside of back wall has horizontal striations smoothing surface. Inside of curved wall has narrow vertical panel (H 11, W 1.5, MD 5.2) 16.5 from inner corner, below flat inner vertical edge. Alongside support, torus hollowed.
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, pp. 107-112, figs. 35-36; Sommella Mura 1977b, 1-4; Enea nel Lazio 1981, pp. 121-122 C 3; La grande Roma 1990, pp. 119-120 5.1.1 (a-c); Mura Sommella 1993, p. 227, fig. 10; Shoe Meritt & Edlund-Berry 2000, p. 225, pl. LXXVI.2; Winter 2009a, p. 386, 5.E.4, fig. 5.41, Ill. 5.16.2; Winter 2011, pp. 64-65, fig. 5
  • 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
    Enea nel Lazio: archeologia e mito. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1981
    Etruscan and Republican Roman Mouldings. A reissue. Author: Shoe Meritt, L.T. & I.E.M. Edlund-Berry. Journal and volume number: University Museum Monograph 107. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 2000
    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
    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: 15996; Athena statue 16161, 16117, 14194; Herakles statue 14194, 16160, 16163, 16167
  • Type of decoration: Painted scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 47.5
  • MPD: 38
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/3, red 10R 4/8-5/6, black
  • Condition: 7 large joining fragments preserving flat back & curving right side of base
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