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1471, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1471
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Fragmentary handmade statue of nude male wearing winged boots, leaning against tree trunk with 3 stumps, 2 at back & 1 at left. To figure's left, drapery folds, cream with purple-red edge (W 2.2); between legs, terracotta curtain, painted black, with large hole & 2nd hole at bottom break. Terracotta cross-wall at top break connecting front & back walls. Genitals detached, leaving scar. Vein in left calf shown. Feels completely finished on back side
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 1167, No. II:1, Pl. 44:143; Helbig4 III, pp. 725-726, No. 2819; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 113, A.2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: Minor fragments: 2 arms & lower hem of painted chiton; 12514-12516
  • Type of decoration: Mercury
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 61
  • Width: 27
  • MPD: 24.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red-brown skin 10R 5/6, black ground, cream wings 10YR 8/2, light brown tree & drapery 10YR 7/3, purple-red drapery border 5R 3/3
  • Condition: Preserves lower half of statue
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