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6616, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6616
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Fragment of columen/mutulus plaque preserving warrior head. Hollow, Th wall 2. 2 holes in top of head for attaching crest, Diam 1.5. H helmet, cheekpiece to crest 10.9. Wavy hair on bare shoulders. Flat, finished back, therefore was seen with body frontal, head in profile to left.
  • Bibliography: Santangelo 1952, fig. 18; Helbig4 III, pp. 530-531, no. 2558; Prima Italia 1980-1981, no. 89; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, pp. 113-114, Pl. 125; Etruschi, le antiche metropoli 2008, p. 203, 9
  • Publication record: Etruschi, le antiche metropoli del Lazio. Author: Torelli, M. & A.M. Moretti Sgubini. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 2008
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Prima Italia: Arts italiques du premier millénaire avant J.C. Exhibition, 5 novembre 1980-4 janvier 1981. Place of publication: Bruxelles. Publication Date: 1980-1981
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
    Veio. Santuario "di Apollo". Scavi fra il 1944 e il 1949. Author: Santangelo, M.. Journal and volume number: BdA 37. Publication Date: 1952. Pages: 147-172
  • Type of decoration: Helmeted warrior head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 24
  • Width: 20.2
  • MPD: 13.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Brown slip on helmet 10YR 7/3. Black moustache, beard, eyelids. Brown-red edges of helmet.
  • Height face: 10.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2.7
  • Width mouth: 3.5
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