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970, Rome, S. Omobono

  • Record number: 970
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Comparanda: Type A: 15914, 3983, 15839, 15904a
  • Remarks: Type B (smaller): small antefix plaque with strigil shell frame with scalloped outer edge, slightly convex tongues with surrounding channel & raised edge, painted cream with red raised edge & red edge inside channel. Inside shell, flat fascia which also runs along bottom of antefix, above recessed ledge with band of painted red oblique lines. Inside ledge & fascia, small palmette with 9 cordoned petals, radiating from raised, inverted U-shaped thin band. Curved cover tile attached to back at base of plaque with strigils projecting above
  • Associated elements: 15819, 15904b-c
  • Type of decoration: Convex strigils/relief palmette with 9 cordoned petals
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Condition: 3 fragments of same type
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Convex: yes
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