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7756, Veii, Piazza d' Armi

  • Record number: 7756
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d' Armi
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque with walking warrior to left in crested helmet carrying spear.followed by 2 horses of biga. Far horse designated by relief line following contour of near horse. Non-penetrating nail hole at side of shield, beside pierced hole. H head warrior with crest 4. Diam shield 4.3. Shield convex, without rim.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1944, cols 250-251, fig. 53 left; Scavo nello scavo 2004, pp. 52-53, no. I.b.7-8; Winter 2009a, p. 257, 4.D.2.e, fig. 4.10, Ill. 4.6.4
  • 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
  • Associated elements: Probably from same plaque at 137310 right
  • Type of decoration: Walking warrior to left & 2 horses of biga: chariot procession
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.6
  • Width: 13.6
  • MPD: 2.7
  • Clay: 5YR 4/4
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Thickness tile: 2.1
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.7-2.2
  • Outer H raised side edge: 4.1
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