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891, Rome, S. Omobono 1st phase temple

  • Record number: 891
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 1st phase temple
  • Position: Pediment left slope corner
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Cavetto painted brown, above roll (H left 0.8, right 1.5)/flat plaque with coiling tail of feline moving to right. Finished left edge at obtuse angle to torus indicates placement at lower edge of left slope. Back imbedded with layer of black inclusions
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, p. 68, figs. 4, & 5 upper left; La grande Roma 1990, p. 128 5.1.36; Mura Sommella 2000, pp, 19-20, figs. 12 &14; Winter 2009a, pp. 189-190, 3.D.6.a, fig. 3.20
  • Publication record: "La grande Roma dei Tarquini". Alterne vicende di una felice intuizione
    L'area sacra di S. Omobono: la decorazione architettonica del tempio arcaico
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Torus/feline moving to right
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 15813
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.6
  • Width: 24.3
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Brown 7.5YR 5/4
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.1
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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