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1718, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary - Temple of Apollo

  • Record number: 1718
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary - Temple of Apollo
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima vertical plaque preserving part of very tall, convex strigils/roll with painted diagonal bands/flat fascia with painted meander/torus with painted scale pattern.Torus has horizontal hole along length. Scale patterns oriented down-slope. At base of torus, scar of flat tile backer; part of rectangular struts on back of vertical plaque.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 63, fig. 41.a; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 105, 5.1.D.4; Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, p. 63, I.F.3.3., Pl. II
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    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
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Associated elements: Total of 5 plaques reconstructed, 2 from left & 3 from right slope, 4 fragments from 3 more, of which 1 from right & 1 from left slope
  • Type of decoration: Tall convex strigils/roll with painted diagonal bands/fascia with painted meander/torus with painted horizontal scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Condition: Preserves lower left part of vertical plaque
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Painted meander
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Convex: yes
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