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6706, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6706
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima fragment decorated with tall convex strigils/roll/superimposed relief snake. D strigil 4.5. W interstices 1, D 2.8. On back raised square ridge, W 2-6.2, D top 2, bottom 9. 2nd similar scar to right, 9.5 cm from 1st, equals 2nd ridge? Black snake: body below plaque has recessed ledge below, D 2.5. D relief snake 5.3 from surface. Many chips and scars on snake.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 63, fig. 36.a, fig. 41a; Carlucci 2007, p. 36, pl. XIII.b
  • Publication record: Gli apparati decorativi tardoarcaici del tempio di Portonaccio a Veio. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 71. Publication Date: 2007. Pages: 33-46
    Veio. Tempio detto dell'Apollo. Esplorazione e sistemazione del santuario. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1953. Pages: 29-112
  • Type of decoration: Strigils/roll/relief snake
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.5
  • Width: 19
  • Height strigil: 21
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Height strigil: 21
  • Width strigil: 3.5
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