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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. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 40. Publication Date: 1944. Pages: 228-290
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche. Author: Bartoloni, G. et al.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 50-76
  • Type of decoration: Chariot with charioteer, moving left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • 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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