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2950, Poggio Civitate, CA1 W13/courtyard building

  • Record number: 2950
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA1 W13/courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Th wall 2.9. Crenellated tresses of hair on top of head (Th 1.8), forming 3 hills with 2 valleys increasing in height and width. Inventoried as stylized mane or dorsal fin.
  • Bibliography: Newland 1994, pp. 38-39, no. 18; Winter 2009a, p. 204, 3.E.2.c
  • Publication record: 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 akroterial sculpture and architectural terracottas from the Upper Building at Murlo. Author: Newland, D.M.. Journal and volume number: Diss. Bryn Mawr College. Publication Date: 1994
  • Type of decoration: Sphinx hair
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate Storerooms
  • Height: 6.7
  • Width: 12
  • MPD: 4.7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/8
  • Thickness tile: 1.8

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/10785B01-776C-46B2-9FB4-7F12AAB00C89

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