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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. Author: Mura Sommella, A.. Journal and volume number: BullCom 101. Publication Date: 2000. Pages: 7-26
    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
  • Type of decoration: Torus/feline moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • 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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