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1706, Veii, Piazza d'Armi - rectangular cistern in N part of plateau

  • Record number: 1706
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi - rectangular cistern in N part of plateau
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Scenes from Middle Corinthian vase painting: Amyx 1988, Pls. 80:1c, 103:1b; p. 264, pl. 116
  • Remarks: Part of relief revetment plaque with narrow flat fascia across top/convex strigils/relief frieze with 2 armed warriors, with helmets & shields, riding horses in profile to left. Above rump of horse, bird flying to left. At bottom, narrow, flat fascia
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, p. 34, I.E.12, pl. I upper right; Winter 2009a, pp. 260-261, 4.D.3.d, Ill. 4.7.4 right side
  • 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, 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
  • Associated elements: Fragments of 2nd plaque from same mould with forequarters of 2 horses behind human figure probably mounting chariot; chariot wheel with 4 spokes; helmeted man with spear at front of procession
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left; bird
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.3
  • Width: 16.8
  • MPD: 2.1
  • Condition: Restored from several fragments, preserving full height; missing left part
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Convex: yes

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