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7836, Vulci, North Gate

  • Record number: 7836
  • Site: Vulci
  • Building or zone: North Gate
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Fragment of plaque with part of open mouth of Gorgoneion, in relief. Upper lip rounded, above 7 teeth, three long ones (longest near edge of mouth), and 4 short ones. Below, tall flat area indicating open mouth
  • Bibliography: Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 61, no. I.c.2; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi 2006, p. 103, fig. 10.5; Winter 2009a, pp. 192-193, 3.D.9.a
  • Publication record: Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Vulci: materiali architettonici di vecchi e nuovi scavi
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: 137265
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.7
  • Width: 5
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: Reddish-brown
  • Condition: Preserves right part of open mouth

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