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6531, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6531
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque with relief meander and painted anthemion. MPH relief meander 3.2. H roll 0.6, D 1.9. H painted frieze 12.1, D 1.8, with white-on-red pattern. H bottom roll 0.8, D 2, with painted diagonal bands.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 104; Winter 2009a, p. 500, 7.D.2, Ill. 7.3; Belelli Marchesini in Tetti di terracotta 2011a, p. 282, pl. XI.d, left
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario
  • Type of decoration: Relief meander/painted anthemion/painted diagonal bands
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.3
  • Width: 8.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red-brown 10R 4/4. Cream 10YR 8/3.
  • Height main field: 12.1
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 1.8
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