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6643, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6643
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: VP168, VP170; Civita Castellana Antefixes and volute heads from Campetti deposit at Veii
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with strigil shell frame. L concave strigil 11-9.2, W top 4.5/3.3, bottom 2.5/2.7. Medium size; may have been made by taking mould of of antefix such as VP172. Strut rectangular, projecting from back of plaque at top and with meniskos hole as others with this type of strut.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 51, fig. 27h; Helbig4 III, pp. 531-532, no. 2559; Jannot 2005, p. 37, fig. 5; Carlucci 2007, pp. 38-39
  • 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
    Gli apparati decorativi tardoarcaici del tempio di Portonaccio a Veio. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 71. Publication Date: 2007. Pages: 33-46
    Une antéfixe étrusque à Angers et les produits d'un atelier de coroplathes. Author: Jannot, J.-R.. Journal and volume number: RLouvre 2005:1. Place of publication: Paris. Publication Date: 2005. Pages: 37-44
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29.7
  • Width: 31.2
  • MPD: 19
  • Height strigil: 11-9.2
  • Width strigil: 4.5-2.5
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height head: 13.5
  • Height face: 7
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.1
  • Width nose bottom: 1.7
  • Width mouth: 1.9
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 11-9.2
  • Width strigil: 4.5-2.5
  • Concave: yes
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