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6542, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6542
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque showing relief warrior. Shows top part of warrior with helmet, cuirass, and spear to left. Behind warrior are 2 horse heads from chariot of departing warrior. H helmet 4.1. Finished left edge. Piazza d' Armi type.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, pp. 56-57, fig. 32a; AndrĂ©n 1974, p. 7, n. 39; Winter 2009a, p. 261, 4.D.3.d
  • Publication record: Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario
  • Type of decoration: Relief warrior and horses to left: departing warrior scene
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 7.1
  • Width: 9.6
  • Paint: Surface red 7.5YR 4/4(?).
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.9

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