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5626, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5626
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Position: Front pediment, left half
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Columen/mutulus plaque of warrior in short tunic and cuirass of 2 moulded plates hinged at shoulders and along sides. Hollow, handmade figure with hole above and behind neck, Diam 2.5, solid legs. Black plaque square at top, above which figure projects, Th 3.4. Round connection between plaque and right elbow, painted black. H cuirass 28.9. Th wall 1.7- 2.5. Plaque top edge slants down at left, up at right, therefore from left half of pediment.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 177-178, no. II:24, Pl. 65:213; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 376, 16.1; Stopponi 2003, p. 250, fig. 9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    I templi e l'architettura templare. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Orvieto I: Antichità, ed. G.M. Della Fina. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 235-273
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Warrior
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 51.2
  • Width: 27.5
  • MPD: 21.1
  • Paint: Skin red-brown 7.5R 5/6. Pinkish. Drapery purple-red 5R 3/4 with red upright triangles at hem, H 4, on skirt, 3 on sleeve. Cuirass gold-brown 7.5YR 5/6 with purple-red at top and bottom center. All colors painted over white slip.
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