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5625, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5625
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Position: Back pediment, right half
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Columen/mutulus plaque of seated draped woman. Back pediment, right half. 4 nail holes. Steam vent hole at back. Finished right edge. Th plaque 3.5, + relief 22.6. H base 2.7, D 6. Plaque finished top edge rises to left behind figure. H left 48.7, right 44.5. Bottom half of figure hollow. Beside figure at left, light brown rounded element (stool?). Plaque painted black. Empty area behind left upper arm where himation comes from plaque over arm.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 176, no. II:10, Pl. 67:218; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 377, 16.1.11; Cristofani 1985b, pp. 9-11, fig. 19; Strazzulla 1989, p. 978; Stopponi 2003, p. 250
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Faone, la testa di Orfeo e l'immaginario femminile. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: Prospettiva 42. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 2-12
    I templi e l'architettura templare. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Orvieto I: Antichità, ed. G.M. Della Fina. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 235-273
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    La decorazione frontonale del tempio del Belvedere di Orvieto. Author: Strazzulla, M.J.. Journal and volume number: Atti Firenze. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 971-982
  • Type of decoration: Seated draped woman
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 48.3
  • Width: 42
  • Paint: Pink skin 2.5YR 5/4. Gold hair 7.5YR 6/6. Brown chiton 5YR 5/4. Red mantle 7.5R 4/8 with purple edges 5R 3/4 at hem, white band W 0.6 separating red from purple edge, W 2.6. Brown rock 5YR 5/6.
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