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4439, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, larger temple

  • Record number: 4439
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, larger temple
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Large fragment of acroterion or high relief of Pegasos preserving left front chest, belly and beginning of wing. Hollow, handmade. Painted pendent scale pattern in front of wing edge with channel divisions for feathers. Scar from round object on front of chest (small breast?). Part of finished edges along wing tip at oblique angle. If scale pattern is upright, then wing feathers are pendent. Wavy raised edge alongside feathers. Th wall 2.5. MPH wing 13. MPW wing feathers 11. H feather 2. Inside hollow, with smoothed lumps of clay. Behind chest, large hole was pushed through, then plugged. Behind wing, wall makes V-shaped indentation, on top of which wing is built up as a slab, leaving triangular hollow.
  • Bibliography: Carlucci 1995, p. 80, fig. 5a: High relief of Pegasos
  • Publication record: Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 47. Publication Date: 1995. Pages: 69-101
  • Associated elements: Appears of same fabric and scale as 7267
  • Type of decoration: Winged horse/Pegasos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 22.6
  • Width: 30
  • MPD: 9.6
  • Clay: 5Y 5/6
  • Paint: Brown on belly 5YR 5/6. Surface 10YR 7/3. Feather edges outlined alternating black and red. Scales black with inner red lines. Red along inner edge of wing.

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