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7290, Veii, Piazza d'Armi

  • Record number: 7290
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Part of revetment plaque with convex strigils/narrow flat fascia or roll/figured frieze with part of two warriors in chariot moving left, drawn by two horses/projecting bottom border. Charioteer with arms reaching forward, lower body covered by chariot (H chariot 6.5). Warrior (H 11.8) wearing cuirass (H 2.3) standing behind charioteer on floor of chariot. Chariot with high parapet and 4-spoked wheel (Diam 5-5.3) with spokes tapering towards the center and wider at outer and inner ends. Nail hole (Diam 0.7). white and red paint on projecting bottom border. Soffit painted with diagonal bands of white (W 1.5)/red-brown (W 2). Side and bottom edges not at right angle, but slightly less.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1944, cols. 250-251, no. a, fig. 53 right; Scavo nello scavo 2004, pp. 52-53, no. I.b.9-10; Bartoloni et al. 2006, p. 65, fig. 6.20 b4; Winter 2009a, p. 257, 4.D.2.e, fig. 4.10 right, Ill. 4.6.4 right
  • Publication record: Scavi archeologici a Veio, in contrada Piazza d'Armi. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 40. Publication Date: 1944. Pages: 228-290
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    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
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche. Author: Bartoloni, G. et al.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 50-76
  • Type of decoration: Biga to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.7
  • Width: 16
  • MPD: 2.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red-brown 10R 4/4, black
  • Condition: 4 joining fragments, preserving right part of plaque
  • Width strigil: 1.9
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 14.4
  • Decoration main field: Relief biga to left
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.4
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Soffit decoration type: Wh/red oblique bands
  • Height head: 1.8
  • Length torso: 4
  • H shoulder-waist: 2.3
  • Width strigil: 1.9
  • Convex: yes
  • Soffit decoration type: Wh/red oblique bands
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