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5690, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5690
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Fragment of sculpture preserving head of Mercury/Hermes. Male head wearing brimmed petasos with small wing on right side.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 175, no. II:7; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 377, 16.1.9; Strazzulla 1989, p. 976; Stopponi 2003, p. 250
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    I templi e l'architettura templare
    La civiltà degli Etruschi
    La decorazione frontonale del tempio del Belvedere di Orvieto
  • Type of decoration: Head of Mercury/Hermes
  • Current Collection: Museo Faina
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 11

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