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1707, Veii, Piazza d'Armi

  • Record number: 1707
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Corinthian pottery. Murlo: Phillips 1968, p. 252f.; Andren 1974, Pl. XXII, fig. 50. Acquarossa, zone F: Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese 1986, pp. 149-150, 157, figs. 76, 78, 88
  • Remarks: Preserves head of feline in relief with almond-shaped eyes, fleshy cheeks, long snout.
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 34-35, I.E.13; Winter 2009a, p. 172, 3.C.1.b
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.4
  • Width: 10.7
  • MPD: 1.8
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments; broken on all sides

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