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5221, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5221
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Amazon relief from figural Columen/mutulus plaque(?). High relief. Red color. Shows Amazon fallen to right, foot of victorious adversary on her back, part of her shield visible below. Plinth. H base 3.3, Th base 2.1.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 424, D728; Andrén 1940, p. 429, no.II:14
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Type of decoration: Fallen Amazon
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Height: 15.5
  • Width: 20
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4, 5YR 5/6 core
  • Paint: Buff slip on base and plinth 10YR 7/3. Brick red on Amazon tunic 10R 4/6. Brown on flesh 2.5YR 5/6. Purple-red bands around shield rim, outer and inner 5R 3/3.

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