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6534, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6534
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Similar design on painted raking sima and relief revetment plaques.
  • Remarks: Eaves tile. Decorated with painted palmette and volutes. Raised side edge begins 3.2 from front edge. Raised side edge equal to pan tiles of 1st phase.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, pp. 55-56, fig. 30e, 1st phase; Winter 2009a, p. 503, 7.F.1.b, Ill. 7.5
  • Publication record: 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
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Type of decoration: Painted palmettes and volutes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 13.2
  • Width: 15.1
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red-purple 5R 4/4. Thin black outlines on every pattern. Gray ground. Cream 10YR 7/3.
  • Thickness tile: 3
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.2
  • Outer H raised side edge: 5
  • Width raised side edge: 2.7
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