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6527, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6527
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima. H flat band 0.8, D 2.2. Finished right end. No flange. H painted fascia 14.5, D 2. Palmette with incised guidelines, white-on-red-brown.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 54, fig. 29; Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 100, no. 192; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 58, no. 54; Winter 2009a, p. 497, 7.A.1, Ill. 7.1; Belelli Marchesini in Tetti di terracotta 2011a, p. 282, pl. XI.c right
  • Publication record: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Type of decoration: Painted anthemion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.8
  • Width: 38
  • MPD: 22.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red-brown 10R 4/6. White leaves have red outline above.
  • Condition: Missing concave tongue crowning moulding and intermediate zone with meander in relief.
  • Th. tile backer: 2
  • Thickness tile backer: 2
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