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2157, Vulci

  • Record number: 2157
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque in high relief. Preserves what is probably center of frieze. Shows lion- or dog-headed monster facing forward with 3 female riders. On background red wing. Diam nail hole 1.2. L central female shoulder to knee 16.8. Handmade in high relief.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 219, no. IV:1a, Pl. 80:277; Buranelli 1991, p. 137, 1 B X; Buranelli 1992, pl. VI.b; Pairault-Massa 1993a, figs. 13-15; Torelli 1993a, figs. 21-24
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Diviagazioni Vulcente
    Fictiles fabulae. Rappresentazione e romanizzazione nei cicli figurativi fittili repubblicani
    Gli scavi a Vulci della Società Vincenzo Campanari-Governo Pontificio (1835-1837)
  • Type of decoration: Lion- or dog-headed monster with 3 female riders
  • Current Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco: 20896
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 25.4
  • Width: 39.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Blue ground 5BG 5/1. Red wing(?). Purple mantle with blue hem.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 12.5

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