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1708, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary - Temple of Apollo

  • Record number: 1708
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary - Temple of Apollo
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Large section of striding, draped male figure, with wavy folds of chiton and mantle, widely spaced legs, painted dark red-brown, the left leg advanced. Chiton cream with thin black edge, forming central set of folds between legs. Mantle with zigzag edge, with black border. On back of right leg, at break, a horizontal black line, perhaps edge of a high boot. At bottom, part of support with top of painted volutes. Hollow, handmade. Restored H figure 1.80.
  • Bibliography: Giglioli 1919, fig. 10; Santangelo 1952, p. 149, fig. 4; Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, p. 57, I.F.2.1; Etruschi, le antiche metropoli 2008, p. 202, no. 6
  • Publication record: Etruschi, le antiche metropoli del Lazio
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco
    Veio. Santuario "di Apollo". Scavi fra il 1944 e il 1949
    Veio. Scavi nell'area della città e della necropoli: statue fittili di età arcaica
  • Associated elements: Medium size: Apollo, Herakles, Latona, Hermes
  • Type of decoration: Striding, draped male figure
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: VEX 01
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 57
  • Width: 55
  • MPD: 24
  • Paint: Skin painted dark red-brown,cream, black
  • Condition: Broken through thighs and calfs
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