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5888, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5888
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Position: Back pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Sculpture of young warrior. Preserves bottom half with left leg and right foot of bent leg on rock. Th plaque 4, H base 3.5, D 7-10.8 (foot rest). Diam nail holes 1.3. L right foot 11, W 4.7.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 173-174, no. II:3, Pl. 64:210 & 64:216; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 376, 16.1.3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Young warrior
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 37R
  • Width: 32
  • MPD: 11.7
  • Paint: Base, including rounded projecting foot rest, decorated with battlement pattern with black above and red below. Black ground on plaque. Dark red rock. Red skin. Pillar painted black over red.
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