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6583, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6583
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroterion base
  • Remarks: Acroterion base decorated with painted checkerboard. RW top 85, bottom 87. RD top 50.5, middle 81. W checker 10, H 9. No separate top edge--smooth curve to top. W top edge ca. 4, inner (plinth) W 76.5, D 42, H 7.5. 3 cross struts and 2 longitudinal short ones at each end. Channel cut in short sides to left of center at one end, and right of center at other end W 9, H 5.3. Cover tile opening RH 19, RW 24. Ridge tile opening RH 68, RW 69 mid-height.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1946, pp. 41-43, 48, figs. 5-7; Santangelo 1952, p. 159, figs. 43-44, p. 172, n. 44; Michetti 2011, pp. 100, no. 3, & 102, fig. 11
  • Publication record: Gli dei sul tetto. Le basi acroteriali del tempio di Veio-Portonaccio: struttura e apparato decorativo. Author: Michetti, L.M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 96-106
    Veio. Basi di statue fittili scoperte nel santuario "dell'Apollo". Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1946. Pages: 36-59
    Veio. Santuario "di Apollo". Scavi fra il 1944 e il 1949. Author: Santangelo, M.. Journal and volume number: BdA 37. Publication Date: 1952. Pages: 147-172
  • Type of decoration: Checkerboard
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 87R
  • Width: 106R
  • MPD: 67R

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