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6060, Veii, Piazza d'Armi oikos

  • Record number: 6060
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi oikos
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with backward curving cavetto on which are flat convex strigils, with interstices, above a flat fascia with painted decoration. Strigils painted white/red-brown. Flat fascia decorated with white bands and boxes with central XI pattern in white on red-brown ground (W white band 0.9, W XI 3.7).
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 87, no. 176, Pl. XXVI.c; Andrén 1940, p. 8, no. 1; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 57, no. 50; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 54, no. I.b.13; Bartoloni et al. 2006, p. 62, fig. 6.17.a bottom; Winter 2009a, pp. 239-240, 4.A.1.a, Ill. 4.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Archaic Etruscan sima
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche
  • Associated elements: 137314, 137315
  • Type of decoration: Convex strigils/painted boxes with XI pattern
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 137313
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.6
  • Width: 13.5
  • MPD: 3.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: White 10YR 7/3, red-brown 2.5YR 4/4
  • Condition: Single fragment broken through mid-strigils and at joint with tile backer
  • Width strigil: 2.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 4.7+
  • Decoration main field: Painted boxes with XI
  • Thickness plaque: 2.4
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Width strigil: 2.3
  • Convex: yes
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