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1711, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary - Temple of Apollo

  • Record number: 1711
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary - Temple of Apollo
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Large part of thick, flat plinth with opening in center and male right foot wearing calceus on top of plinth at back. No evidence of left foot, which must have been raised. Plinth rectangular with back & right edges straight, front curved; on top, longitudinal central channel. Scar from missing support in center. Handmade. Reconstructed H of figure 2+ m.
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 58-59, I.F.2.4; Carlucci 2011, fig. 20
  • Publication record: 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
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2001
  • Associated elements: Large size: at least 2 other statues, one of which is female; possibly belonging, hand holding object
  • Type of decoration: Male foot in calceus boot
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 21.5
  • Width: 71.5
  • MPD: 31
  • Paint: White, brown
  • Condition: Preserves entire length of right side of plinth

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