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3628, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3628
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque of cart procession frieze. 2nd example on display at museum, inventory number not visible. W cart + pole to end of horse 17.5. 2 horses with almond eyes in relief, thick harness around two-thirds of neck, 1 raised foreleg. 2 non-penetrating nail holes in frieze between 2nd figure and horses. Shoulder finely moulded. As with 68-384, left part of plaque more sharply moulded than right. Nail holes are in approximately the same places on both pieces but different sizes-- perhaps indication that nail hole was part of mould but hole was made after moulding.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1974, pp. 5-6, pl. 21, fig. 46; Rathje 1993; Winter 2009a, pp. 185-186, 3.D.5.b
  • Publication record: Il fregio di Murlo: status sulle considerazioni. Author: Rathje, A.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 135-138
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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
  • Associated elements: 69-384
  • Type of decoration: Cart procession to left/relief meander/relief guilloche
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: yes

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