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3575, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3575
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with coursing hounds and hares to left. Space between strigils 0.4, Th strigils 0.9-1.1. H hounds 5.3, L nose to tail tip 15.2. H hare 5.5, L nose to tail tip 8.5. No flange(?). Th plaque 3.9-1.7.
  • Bibliography: Shoe Meritt 1970, fig. 1; Bruni et al. 1988, p. 57; Phillips 1993, p. 31; Pairault Massa 1993b; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 55, no.26; Winter 2009a, pp. 162-163, 3.A.1.b, fig. 3.2, Ill. 3.1.2
  • Publication record: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate. Author: Bruni, S. et al.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1988
    Architectural mouldings from Murlo. Author: Shoe Meritt, L.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 38. Publication Date: 1970. Pages: 13-25
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena). Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 1993
    La sima oblique di Poggio Civitate (Murlo); problèmes techniques et interprétation historique. Author: Pairault-Massa, F.-H.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 123-134
    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
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Type of decoration: Coursing hounds and hares to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.3
  • Width: 53.5
  • Clay: Orange-brown
  • Height top fascia: 1.7
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 1.5
  • Height lower roll: 2
  • Decoration lower roll: Guilloche
  • Height main field: 6.3
  • Thickness plaque: 3.3
  • Thickness including relief: 3.5
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 1.5
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