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3631, Poggio Civitate, R5

  • Record number: 3631
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: R5
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Comparanda: 71-310
  • Remarks: Cutout volute acroterion similar to 71-310. Slightly different version of similar scale but thinner and different fabric. Back lumpy, less finished. Bottom edge detached from other element (ridge tile).
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 41, PC 12, fig. 20, pl. 15 (Variant B); Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 71, 3.9; Winter 2009a, p. 102, Variant B, Ill. 2.9.1
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Rystedt, E.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1983
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Double volute
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 30.1
  • Width: 46
  • MPD: 2.2-2.6
  • Clay: Light brown/orange
  • Paint: Traces of red paint(?).

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