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6662, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6662
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Eaves tile with painted meander on soffit. No complete example. 1) fragment with half of back design. MPD 20.5. Confirms reconstruction in Stefani 1953. Rectangular scar on top, tile stopper? 2) fragment of front with dart pattern and equal lines. Black at front D 1.3, white 1.5, red 2, white 1.6, black 1.7, white 1.6, red 1.8, white. Incised guidelines. Large round hole near front Diam 2.4. H taenia 3.9.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 48, fig. 23g
  • Publication record: 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: Meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: 5YR 6/4
  • Paint: White top surface.
  • Thickness tile: 3

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