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4741, Vetulonia

  • Record number: 4741
  • Site: Vetulonia
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Relief plaque of 2 women performing nuptial bath. Upright draped woman lifting cloth to cover seated nude female, who is leaning on large vase. Hollow, handmade. Th plaque 2.1 (top) -2.9 (bottom). MPH standing figure 27. MPH kneeling figure 19. L vase 13. Finished right edge curving to right at top. 3 large nail holes, Diam 1.1. Back flat with horizontal striations from impression of wooden table(?).
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 240, no. 1, Pl. 84:294; Artigianato artistico 1985, pp. 140-142, nos. 162-172; Cygielman 1993, p. 377, fig. 20; Cygielman 2000, fig. 93
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Artigianato artistico. L'Etruria settentrionale interna in età ellenistica. Author: Maggiani, A. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Casa privata e decorazione coroplastica: un ciclo mitologico da Vetulonia. Author: Cygielman, M.. Journal and volume number: Ostraka 2. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 369-382
    Vetulonia, Museo Civico Archeologico "Isidoro Falchi." Guida. Author: Cygielman, M.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 2000
  • Type of decoration: 2 women performing nuptial bath
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 38.6
  • Width: 31.5
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/2
  • Paint: No paint preserved.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1-2.9
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