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6577, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6577
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion preserving smaller wing. Double row of curved feathers. Upper section: scale pattern. Feathers indicated on flat back, together with trace of hair locks which indicates belonged to human head, probably from Siren.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 8, no. 8; Carlucci 2011, p. 123, fig. 24a-b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: AndrĂ©n, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il repertorio figurativo del ciclo acroteriale del tempio dell'Apollo a Veio-Portonaccio. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 115-127
  • Type of decoration: Smaller wing from Siren
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 30

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