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903, Rome, S. Omobono 2nd phase temple

  • Record number: 903
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono 2nd phase temple
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Same mould as 15800 (smaller scale)
  • Remarks: Large hollow torus with 6 rows of painted scale pattern/roll/cavetto with strigils/relief frieze preserving left half of chariot procession to left, with nude male with long layers hair at left with spear, in front of triga. Preserves figure behind triga holding spear. Traces of red over entire surface including soffit. Traces of white on spear & middle horse head. Nail holes: 1 in torus, 1 in cavetto, 1 in figural frieze
  • Bibliography: Sommella Mura 1977a, pp. 71-78, figs. 5-7; La grande Roma 1990, p. 126 5.1.28; Winter 2009a, pp. 369-370, 5.D.3.c, fig. 5.23 right, Ill. 5.15.2
  • Publication record: 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 with painted scale pattern/concave tongues/chariot procession to left
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium Comunale: 15883
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 37.8
  • Width: 33.1
  • Paint: Red 10R 4/8, wh
  • Height top fascia: 10.9 torus
  • Height strigil: 5
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 20.5
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 5
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave: yes
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