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2640, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 2640
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Bell cuirass with flaps below black curved bell, red bottom edge, white skirt, black flaps with red edges.
  • Bibliography: Colonna 1987b; Lulof 2000, p. 209, fig. 2; Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 67-68, I.F.5, pl. III; Lulof 2005; Winter 2009a, pp. 501-502, 7.E.1
  • Publication record: Archaic terracotta acroteria representing Athena and Herakles: manifestations of power in central Italy
    Il maestro dell'Ercole e della Minerva. Nuova luce sull'attività dell'officina veiente
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Una bottega-tettoia ionica a Caere
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco
  • Associated elements: Database entries ID 3029-3037
  • Type of decoration: Bell cuirass of Athena/Minerva
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.9
  • Width: 19.5

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