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2153, Vulci

  • Record number: 2153
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaques. Handmade mythological scenes on plaque with nail holes and no bottom border. Brush strokes on female torso. Diam nail holes 1.1. Preserves legs of male figure flying to left, carrying on his back woman holding sceptre in left hand. L female shoulder to knee 16.2, L thigh 6.2.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 219, no. IV:1c, Pl. 80:278; Buranelli 1991, p. 144, 1 B XVII; Buranelli 1992, pl. VII.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Diviagazioni Vulcente
    Gli scavi a Vulci della Società Vincenzo Campanari-Governo Pontificio (1835-1837)
  • Type of decoration: Male figure flying to left with woman on back
  • Current Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco: 20882
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 24.2
  • Width: 22.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Purple mantle edge 5R 4/3. Pink over white in lap fold. Male leg red 10R 4/4. Background of plaque black- blue-gray
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 11.8

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