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6589, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6589
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Position: Pediment right corner
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Similar to VP575 (2319) but better preserved
  • Remarks: Raking sima with lateral acroterion of ram's head, preserving also part of raking sima torus and meander fascia above. MPH meander fascia 5.8, D 3.2. H torus 8.5, Diam horizontal opening 2.5. W zigzag bands 7. H head 10.7, D 13.7. H horn 8.6. Pierced ears and nostrils.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1953, p. 62, fig. 40 top; Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, p. 64; Carlucci 2007, p. 40
  • 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, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2001
    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: Ram's head/painted meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.5
  • Width: 38
  • MPD: 13.6
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3. Red 5R 4/2. Painted soffit. On head painted eyes and horns.
  • Th. tile backer: 2.9
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted white band, D 4.5, red stripe, D 1, black/white/red lozenge checkerboard, D lozenge 4.
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.9
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted white band, D 4.5, red stripe, D 1, black/white/red lozenge checkerboard, D lozenge 4.
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