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6575, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6575
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion of snake. Fragments of coils. Hollow.
  • Bibliography: Pallottino 1950, Pl. XLIII.2, fig. 47; Carlucci 2011, p. 123, fig. 21c
  • Publication record: Il grande acroterio femminile da Veio. Author: Pallottino, M.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 2. Publication Date: 1950. Pages: 122-179
    Il repertorio figurativo del ciclo acroteriale del tempio dell'Apollo a Veio-Portonaccio. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 115-127
  • Type of decoration: Snake//Hydra(?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10.5
  • Width: 14
  • MPD: 5.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Coils black with with clover-leaf shape or white with black clover-leaf shape and scales on belly and back.

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