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6059, Veii, Piazza d'Armi

  • Record number: 6059
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi
  • Position: Pediment left corner
  • Roof element: Raking simas/Lateral sima
  • Remarks: Corner sima with raking sima with torus along bottom, lateral sima with low vertical plaque, angled flat fascia with squared top border, both with painted decoration. Torus hollowed at back, made from slab of clay curved into torus (Th wall 2.1), missing element above. Lateral sima, H 5.8, flat fascia with painted tongues (H 3.6, W 1.5-1.8) alternately red-brown and white outlined in black, over thin black horizontal stripe (H 0.4) above white stripe (H 0.9). Small, circular hole (Diam 1.8-2) in lateral sima wall at corner on eaves side just behind raking sima, instead of waterspout. Top of tile painted red-brown. Soffit painted white-on-red, with 3-leaf palmette at corner, outlined in black (L central leave 8). 2nd small fragment of same type.
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, pp. 90-91, no. 181, Pl. XXVII.b; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 58, no. 52; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 57, no. I.b.22; Bartoloni et al. 2006, p. 65, fig. 6.17.d; Etruschi, le antiche metropoli 2008, p, 218, no. 69.13
  • Publication record: Etruschi, le antiche metropoli del Lazio. Author: Torelli, M. & A.M. Moretti Sgubini. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 2008
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche. Author: Bartoloni, G. et al.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 50-76
  • Type of decoration: Tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 7.2+
  • Width: 15.5
  • MPD: 24.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6 with gray core
  • Paint: Red-brown 2.5 YR 4/6, white 10 YR 8/3, black. White painted over red
  • Height top fascia: 1-1.4
  • Height strigil: 3.6
  • Width strigil: 1.5-1.8
  • Th. tile backer: 2.2
  • D soffit decoration: 14+
  • Soffit decoration type: Wh ground, 3-leaf palmette outlined in bl
  • Height strigil: 3.6
  • Width strigil: 1.5-1.8
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.2
  • Depth soffit decoration: 14+
  • Soffit decoration type: Wh ground, 3-leaf palmette outlined in bl
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