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2463, Velletri, Temple "delle Stimmate"

  • Record number: 2463
  • Site: Velletri
  • Building or zone: Temple "delle Stimmate"
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque with band of concave tongues/flat torus with painted scale pattern in oblique rows/figured frieze with biga with winged horse (H 19.2) to left, carrying charioteer and female passenger wearing mantle and pointed cap (H 15.8), followed by walking figure at right (H 20). Diam nail holes 0.6. Chariot parapet decorated with palmette.
  • Bibliography: Mancini 1915, pp. 79-80, no. 2, fig. 7; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 410, no. I:2, Pl. 126:443, fig. 13:3; Gantz 1974-1975, fig. 2; Fortunati 1989, p. 71, no. II:4, Pl. XIII, p. 72, no. II:5, Pl. XIII; La grande Roma 1990, p. 204, 8.6.15-16; Winter 2009a, pp. 363-364, 5.D.2.c, fig. 5.18, Ill. 5.13.2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Il tempio delle Stimmate
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terracotta figured friezes from the workshop of Vulca
    The procession frieze from the Etruscan sanctuary at Poggio Civitate
  • Type of decoration: Chariot procession to left
  • Current Collection: Museo Civico: 518-519
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 36.9
  • Width: 40.8
  • Paint: Blue-black ground. White drapery on female. Near horse red, far white.
  • Condition: Preserves right half of plaque.
  • Height top fascia: 2
  • Height strigil: 4.7
  • Width strigil: 3.1-3.3
  • Height lower roll: 7.9
  • Height main field: 20.2
  • Height strigil: 4.7
  • Width strigil: 3.1-3.3
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