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4744, Vetulonia

  • Record number: 4744
  • Site: Vetulonia
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Comparanda: Clay and scale similar to 8993
  • Remarks: Relief frieze plaque. Plaque with curved left edge, torus at bottom on which stand 2 figures, male with downward torch, wearing fur skirt, facing left, and draped female to right (Imeneos and Medea). Drapery on background behind male. His left leg extends forward and rests on rock. 6 nail holes Diam 1.2.
  • Bibliography: Cygielman 2000, fig. 92
  • Publication record: Vetulonia, Museo Civico Archeologico "Isidoro Falchi." Guida. Author: Cygielman, M.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 2000
  • Type of decoration: Male and female draped figures
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Height: 28
  • Width: 40
  • MPD: 14
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Traces of red paint on male skin 10R 5/6. Red torch 10R 4/4. Purple-red on female drapery 5R 3/2. Dark brown ground 5YR 4/3(?).
  • Thickness plaque: 2.8-3.4
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