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7296, Sasso di Furbara

  • Record number: 7296
  • Site: Sasso di Furbara
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of ridge acroterion of sphinx. In longitudinal position. Found with female head that might belong. Crouching on thin plinth. Hollow, handmade. L right forearm 13.5, W paw 3.9. Th plinth 1.4. Th chest wall 1.3. Clay equal to others but brown in chest.
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, pp. 154-155, 8.2.1; Danner 1993a, p. 100; Winter 2009a, p. 477, 6.E.3.b
  • Publication record: Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschr├Ągen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens
    Santuari d'Etruria
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 71.424 (head), 71.402 (female head antefix)
  • Type of decoration: Sphinx
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi: 71.1 (S.711a-e)
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 18.5
  • Width: 18.6
  • MPD: 14.8
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6

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