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5846, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5846
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Position: Back pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Sculpture fragment of bearded man in chlamys. Recomposed from 11 fragments. Angle of slope, according to background plaque, was 17 degrees. Nail hole in drapery below left shoulder. Hole for meniskos, Diam 1. Th plaque 3.2, RH plaque at left 61.7, at right 70. H base 4.2, MPW base 27.5. H figure 76.5. Diam nail holes 1.2. Finished edges to plaque on all sides.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 172, no. II:1, Pl. 66:215, 64:209, C:2; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, pp. 134-135, Pls. 198-199; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 376, 16.1.1; Stopponi 2003, p. 250
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    I templi e l'architettura templare. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Orvieto I: Antichità, ed. G.M. Della Fina. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 235-273
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Bearded man in chlamys
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 80R
  • Width: 32
  • MPD: 16
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4-7/6
  • Paint: Black ground. Red skin 7.5R 4/6. Hair painted black over red. Chlamys white with purple-red edge 5R 3/3.
  • Condition: Recomposed from 11 fragments
  • Height head: 10.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 6
  • Width mouth: 2.3
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