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7289, Veii, Piazza d'Armi

  • Record number: 7289
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of revetment plaque with charioteer in chariot, in profile to left. Charioteer (W eye 1.4) wearing crested helmet and short tunic (H 6), holding reins and goad (?) in hands. Tall parapet of chariot in front of charioteer's thighs. Tail of single horse preserved. Finished top edge, lacking strigils normal to type. Diam nail hole 0.7.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1944, cols. 252-253, no. c, fig. 55 (labelled fig. 56); Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 53, no. I.b.12; Bartoloni et al. 2006, pp. 63-65, fig. 6.20 a1; Winter 2009a, pp. 256-257, 4.D.2.d, fig. 4.9, ill. 4.6.3
  • Publication record: Scavi archeologici a Veio, in contrada Piazza d'Armi
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche
  • Type of decoration: Chariot with charioteer, moving left
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 137312
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12
  • Width: 11.1
  • MPD: 2.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red-brown 10R 4/4, black
  • Condition: Single fragment broken on three sides, with finished top edge
  • Height head: 2.5
  • Length torso: 6
  • H shoulder-waist: 3
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