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3603, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3603
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Courtyard eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: 66-247 white-on-red; Phillips 1900, pp.142, 155, Figs. 6-7
  • Remarks: Fragment of lateral sima front right corner with scar of attached head, raised side edge, and painted meander on soffit (D meander 13.1). Possible preliminary guidelines (made with string(?)) on width only. Th light brown front ground 2, front border 1.1, area behind border before meander 1.6, Th meander line 0.7, Th back border 1.2.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.121, 3.375; Winter 2009a, p. 169, 3.B.1.c
  • Publication record: 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: Painted meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.5
  • Width: 14.6
  • MPD: 19.1
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Light brown ground 7.5YR 7/4, purple-red 7.5R 4/6. Meander painted purple-red on light brown ground.
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted meander
  • Thickness tile: 2.3
  • Inner H raised side edge: 5.2
  • Outer H raised side edge: 8
  • Width raised side edge: 3.3
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted meander

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