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5627, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5627
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Mirror from Bomarzo equal to Artume
  • Remarks: Columen/mutulus plaque of draped female (Diana?). Hind's skin fastened around waist. 3 nail holes, Diam 1.7. H base 2, Th plaque 3.4. Finished left side edge.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 175-176, no. II:9, Pl. 67:217; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 377, 16.1.8, Cristofani 1985b, pp. 9-11, fig. 19; Strazzulla 1989, p. 976
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Faone, la testa di Orfeo e l'immaginario femminile. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: Prospettiva 42. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 2-12
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    La decorazione frontonale del tempio del Belvedere di Orvieto. Author: Strazzulla, M.J.. Journal and volume number: Atti Firenze. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 971-982
  • Type of decoration: Draped female (Diana?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 45.5
  • Width: 31
  • MPD: 15.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Plaque ground painted black. Hems purple-red 5R 3/3, W 4. Skin brown 7.5R 6/4 with orange-red inside 7.5R 4/8. Sandal sole orange-red with black straps, painted only. Left foot rests on rock/cushion painted black. White drapery.
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