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6660, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6660
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Eaves tile with painted meander on soffit. Type Ia. Front part of tile is wider where soffit is decorated (W 53.5 for front 19.5 cm). Underside recessed 2 cm behind wider front, and narrower, W 49.5.MPD 20.3. H taenia 3.3. Preliminary guidelines incised. Opening for curtain W 3.2, D 1, Dist from front 2.6. Hole with raised boss in center of tile, 27 cm from front, Diam hole 1.3, Diam boss 5, H 1.2. Raised side edges begin with oblique edge 6 cm from front.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, pp. 47-48, fig. 23d & f; Carlucci 2007, p. 40, pl. XVIIIb
  • Publication record: Gli apparati decorativi tardoarcaici del tempio di Portonaccio a Veio. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 71. Publication Date: 2007. Pages: 33-46
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Type of decoration: Meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Width: 53.5/49.5
  • D soffit decoration: 20.3
  • Soffit decoration type: Meander
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.2
  • Outer H raised side edge: 6
  • Width raised side edge: 3
  • Raised side edge shape: square
  • Depth soffit decoration: 20.3
  • Soffit decoration type: Meander
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