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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
    Gli apparati decorativi tardoarcaici del tempio di Portonaccio a Veio
    Une antéfixe étrusque à Angers et les produits d'un atelier de coroplathes
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: VP 169
  • 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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