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5440, Minturnae

  • Record number: 5440
  • Site: Minturnae
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Central acroterion of winged Victory. High relief applied to heavy flat plaque whose margins divide at top and sides into wings, at lower sides into streaming drapery. Long chiton and apoptygma girdled below breasts. Left foot has simple shoe with overhanging tongue. Right arm raised, left along side. Wings lowered. Body hollow, mouldmade and then applied to plaque. 2 holes in back of plaque probably for metal struts. Plaque originally extended below feet of figure to form a notched support fitting over ridge tile. Highest relief 1.05.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 482-483, No. II:8
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Winged Victory
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 64

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