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a Volscian of Fregellae, was an eminent statuary in clay, in the early Etruscan period, and the maker of a statue of Jupiter, which was dedicated by Tarquinius Priscus, and which was painted with vermilion on great festivals. This is according to the common text of Pliny (Plin. Nat. 35.12. S. 45); but the reading is so very doubtful, and the critical discussion of it so complicated, with so very little hope of a satisfactory result, that we must be content to refer the reader to the following works, in which the question is treated at length. (Sillig's Pliny, l.c., and Jan's Supplement; Sillig, Catal. Artif. Append. s. v. Jan, in the Jen. Litt. Zeitung, 1838, p. 258 ; Kunstblatt, 1832, No. 49, 1833, No. 51; Müller, Etrusker, vol. ii. p. 246, and Arckäol. d. Kunst, § 171, ed. Welcker.)


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