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5881, Orvieto, Via S. Leonardo

  • Record number: 5881
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Via S. Leonardo
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Sculpture fragment of head of bearded god wearing double wreath (Zeus?), with long strands of hair bound up at back. Handmade, hollow. Hole for meniskos, Diam 1.3. Th wall ca. 2.1. Fine purified clay surface layer.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 160, no. I:1, Pl. 59:193-194; Prima Italia 1980-1981, no. 110; Gens Vaticano 1988, pp. 77-78, pp. 77-78, no. 4.4 Tinia; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, pp. 133-134, Pl. 195; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 270, 10.15.2; Stopponi 2003, pp. 240-243, fig. 4
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Gens antiquissima Italiae. Antichità dall'Umbria in Vaticano. Author: Roncalli, F. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1988
    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
    Prima Italia: Arts italiques du premier millénaire avant J.C. Exhibition, 5 novembre 1980-4 janvier 1981. Place of publication: Bruxelles. Publication Date: 1980-1981
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Bearded god (Zeus?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17.3
  • Width: 10.9
  • MPD: 12.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red skin and wreath 7.5R 4/4.
  • Height face: 12.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.2
  • Width nose bottom: 1.7
  • Width mouth: 2
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