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6581, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6581
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Acroterion bases
  • Remarks: Fragmentary acroterion base decorated with dolphins on the short sides and 2 apotropaic eyes on the long sides. Holes for pupil center. W eye 33, MPH 35.
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 59-60, 1.F.2.6; Michetti 2011, pp. 101-102, fig. 18
  • Publication record: Gli dei sul tetto. Le basi acroteriali del tempio di Veio-Portonaccio: struttura e apparato decorativo. Author: Michetti, L.M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 96-106
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2001
  • Type of decoration: Dolphins/apotropaic eyes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 69
  • Width: 88R
  • MPD: 70R

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