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987, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple?

  • Record number: 987
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple?
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroterion bases
  • Remarks: Thick fragment (Th 2.5) with deeply convex surface, also curved along its length, on top of which 2 small feline paws oriented at right angle to main curvature. Underside uneven with impressions from smoothing
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, p. 423, fig. 265.7; Parisi Presicce 1997, p. 173, figs. 11-12; Winter 2011, p. 65, fig. 6; Mura Sommella 2011, fig. 16*
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations
    Eracle e Dionisio nella decorazione figurata del tempio arcaico di S. Omobono: un' ipotesi eterodossa
    La dea col tutulo dal tempio arcaico del Foro Boario
    The evolution of bases for acroteria in Etruria and Latium (640/630-510 B.C.)
  • Type of decoration: Rampant feline from acroterion of Dionysos & Ariadne
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 16056
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 23
  • MPD: 7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4 (pinkish version of statue clay)
  • Paint: Surface slip 10YR 7/3
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments
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