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7711, Vulci

  • Record number: 7711
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Pedimental(?) figured frieze with mythological(?) scene. Shows female flying to left, with male figure on her back. Female figure wears chiton and carries rectangular shield with shield strap on outside. Man wears nebris across breast and oval shield resting against left thigh. Iron nail stuck to female arm. Th plaque 2, + relief 10.5. Diam nail holes 1. W rectangular shield 7.6, MPH 10.4. W oval shield 5.7, MPH 10.9. L female shoulder-knees 21.6, shoulder-elbow 8.6, L thigh 7.9. L male shoulder-knee 17.2. L thigh 7.2.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 219, no. IV:1b, Pl. 80:276; Buranelli 1991, pp. 135-137, 1BIX; Buranelli 1992, Pl. VII.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Diviagazioni Vulcente. Author: Buranelli, F.. Journal and volume number: Atti Orbetello. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 143-153
    Gli scavi a Vulci della Società Vincenzo Campanari-Governo Pontificio (1835-1837). Author: Buranelli, F.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1991. Pages: 97-160
  • Type of decoration: Flying female with male on her back, to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco
  • Height: 25.8
  • Width: 33.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Blue-gray ground 2.5YR N 5/. Purple mantles and nebris, rectangular shield strap and edge. Female hair red-brown. Oval shield red-brown 2.5YR 4/6. Male skin reddish-brown.

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