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6730, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6730
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Roof Model
  • Remarks: Roof model preserving left slope of pediment with raking sima and roof slope with antefixes of male head surrounded by shell frame. RD pan tiles 7.8, 9.1, 7.1, 7.1, RW 8.1, Th 0.9. W cover tile 2.5, H 1.5. H raking sima 16.1. Large strut on raking sima. H cresting 4.5, D 2.2 with holes for meniskos. Diam opening in cresting 1.1. MPH strigil 3, W strigil 1.2. H fascia 3. H torus 2, D 3.1. H revetment plaque with double cordoned tongue 4, W double cordoned tongue 3.8. H antefix 8.6. RW antefix 8. D antefix with strut 8.8. W antefix base 4.2, H 1.6. H head 3.4. W strigil shell 2.4. H eaves tile 2.5-2.6. Possible mutulus plaque near corner with relief of male head to left(?). Corner acroterion broken away.
  • Bibliography: Staccioli 1968, pp. 16-18, no. 2, pls. II-IV; Helbig4 III, p. 537, no. 2568; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, 10.6
  • Publication record: Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Modelli di edifici etrusco-italici I: I modelli votivi. Author: Staccioli, R.A.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1968
  • Type of decoration: Roof model
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 34.2R
  • MPD: 34.5R
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6.
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