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5482, Velletri, Temple "delle Stimmate"

  • Record number: 5482
  • Site: Velletri
  • Building or zone: Temple "delle Stimmate"
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: 21607, Other example at Velletri, Museo Civico
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque of chariot race to right. Crowning moulding of cavetto with concave tongues above relief meander with star-flowers and birds. Chariot race has two bigas and a triga. Small chariots with 4-spoked wheels. Has obliquely right edge indicating placement at pediment apex on left slope of pediment. Not studied but W lower edge 59.5, upper edge 71.5. H 37.
  • Bibliography: La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, pp. 265-266, 10.9.1; La grande Roma 1990, p. 202, 8.6.2, Pl. XXI; Fortunati 1993, p. 257, fig. 13; Winter 2009a, pp. 353-355, 5.D.1.a, fig. 5.15
  • Publication record: Il tempio delle Stimmate di Velletri: il rivestimento arcaico e considerazioni sul sistema decorativo
    La civiltà degli Etruschi
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right/relief meander with star-flowers and birds
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 21608
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 37
  • Width: 71.5
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