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3249, Velletri, Temple "delle Stimmate"

  • Record number: 3249
  • Site: Velletri
  • Building or zone: Temple "delle Stimmate"
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Head of sphinx acroterion. Th wall 1.5. H ear 5. L hair top head-bottom hair edge 32.7. L neck 16.5. H chiton 2.3. Votive head with face from same mould as antefix 20412.
  • Bibliography: Colonna 1984a, p. 404,no. 34, figs. 11-12; Fortunati 1986, p. 5, figs. 13, 16; Fortunati 1989, pp. 63, 78-79, figs. 12-14, Pl. 18; La grande Roma 1990, p. 205, 8.6.25 may belong to sphinx body 8.6.26; Danner 1993a, p. 102; Winter 2009a, p. 384, 5.E.3, fig. 5.40, Ill. 5.18.2
  • Publication record: Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschr√§gen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens. Author: Danner, P.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 93-107
    I templi del Lazio fino al V secolo compreso. Author: Colonna, G.. Journal and volume number: Archeologia Laziale 6. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1984. Pages: 396-411
    Il tempio delle Stimmate. Author: Fortunati, F.R.. Journal and volume number: Museo Civico di Velletri. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 57-87
    Ipotesi ricostruttiva della decorazione del tempio di Velletri. Author: Fortunati, F.R.. Journal and volume number: Prospettiva 47. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 3-11
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Head of sphinx
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 34
  • Width: 17
  • MPD: 19.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream skin 10YR 7/4. Eyes painted only.
  • Height head: 16
  • Height face: 12.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.2
  • Width nose bottom: 3.3
  • Width mouth: 4
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