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6533, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6533
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Caere painted revetment plaques from Vigna Parrocchiale 520-510 B.C.
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque with concave tongues/relief floral frieze. Part of 3.5 concave tongues. Deep relief. D flat band 1.9. 10-leaf palmettes. H volute 9, W 10.7. Diam nail hole 0.5. Stefani's reconstruction drawing shows 1 too few palmette leaves.
  • Bibliography: Santangelo 1952, pp. 156-157, figs. 32-33; Stefani 1953, pp. 54-55, fig. 30a; Winter 2009a, p. 500, 7.D.3, Ill. 7.4
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Veio. Santuario "di Apollo". Scavi fra il 1944 e il 1949. Author: Santangelo, M.. Journal and volume number: BdA 37. Publication Date: 1952. Pages: 147-172
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues/relief floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29.3
  • Condition: Preserves part of left corner.
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 22.4
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.9
  • Height palmette: 15
  • Width palmette: 13.6
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave: yes
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