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6838, Pyrgi, Temple B

  • Record number: 6838
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple B
  • Position: Pediment right side
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Right mutulus plaque showing man(?) standing in alongside 2 horses, facing left. Half life-size. Plaque, Th 2.5, with raised edges on 3 sides, tapering at top of side edges. H outer 4.5, inner 2.2, W 3. H lozenges on border 4. Finished upper right corner and top and part of top edge by (missing) horse head. Edge slants to back. Fragment with draped buttocks joins horse in middle with walking legs below. Horse is smaller than man, and has round hole, Diam 7, in plaque that would have been covered by rump. Nail hole in plaque between horse leg and man's right ankle, Diam 1.5. Horse body and neck, male thigh hollow. Th wall 2 at horse body, 1.5 horse neck. L male left foot 11.7, right foot 13.
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, pp. 290-293, figs. 211-215; Pyrgi 1988-1989, pp. 183-185; Colonna 2000, pp. 286-288, fig. 25
  • Publication record: Il santuario di Pyrgi dalle origini mitistoriche agli altorilievi frontonali dei Sette e di Leucotea. Author: Colonna, G.. Journal and volume number: ScAnt 10. Publication Date: 2000. Pages: 251-336
    Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967). Journal and volume number: NSc II. Supplemento al vol. XXIV. Publication Date: 1970
    Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1969-1971). Journal and volume number: NSc II. Suppllemento al vol. XLII-XLIII. Publication Date: 1988-1989
  • Associated elements: 32439; 33663 + 33665
  • Type of decoration: Man(?) & horses
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: Light brown
  • Paint: Raised side edges decorated with white lozenges (reserved) and black triangles. Male skin light brown 7.5YR 6/4. Horse mane red-brown, probably also drapery 2.5YR 4/6.
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