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6582, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6582
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Acroterion bases
  • Remarks: Acroterion base. Below painted volutes, 2 pairs of dolphins on 1 long side, only single pair on opposite long side. RD top 57.5, bottom 84.7. Cover tile openings H 24, W 26, Diam holes in sides 7. Recess for plinth D 7.3, interior W 74, D 50. H outer side band 11, Th 3.6. Ridge tile opening, H 42, W 75. No channel at short ends.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1946, pp. 43-44, figs. 9-10; Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, p. 59, 1.F.2.5, pl. I; Michetti 2011, p. 101, figs. 16-17
  • 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
    Veio. Basi di statue fittili scoperte nel santuario "dell'Apollo". Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1946. Pages: 36-59
  • Type of decoration: Volutes above dolphins
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 68.3R
  • Width: 81.5R
  • MPD: 84.7R
  • Paint: Painted decoration of volutes above dolphins. Black and white on sides ending.

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