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2541, Velletri, Temple "delle Stimmate"

  • Record number: 2541
  • Site: Velletri
  • Building or zone: Temple "delle Stimmate"
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque with concave tongues/relief meander/figured frieze in relief with 3 pairs of helmeted riders carrying shields and weapons, moving to left: 1st has double axe, 2nd has sword, 3rd has axe(?). H left horse 19.2, L torso 17.5. H central horse (legs in air) 16.5, L torso 17.2.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 411, no. I:4, Pl. 127:446; Andrén 1974, p. 4, Pl. VI, fig. 15; Gantz 1974-1975, fig. 4; Fortunati 1986, p. 4, fig. 8.b; La grande Roma 1990, p. 203, 8.6.6; Winter 2009a, pp. 356-357, 5.D.1.c. Ill. 5.10.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Ipotesi ricostruttiva della decorazione del tempio di Velletri
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    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
  • Associated elements: Vatican 13842; Velletri 528, 529, 530
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 21601
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21
  • Width: 56+
  • Height main field: 21
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