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6550, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6550
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque fragment preserving relief shield, Diam 6.5.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 57, fig. 32i; Gantz 1974-1975, p. 5, fig. 39; Winter 2009a, pp. 356-357, 5.D.1.c
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terracotta figured friezes from the workshop of Vulca
    The procession frieze from the Etruscan sanctuary at Poggio Civitate
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario
  • Type of decoration: Shield from armed riders scene to left
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.9
  • Width: 8.3
  • Thickness plaque: 1.6
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8

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