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3570, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3570
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Comparanda: 71-330
  • Remarks: Large piece of ridge tile with 1 finished edge, central hole (Diam 9 x 10) and booted right foot of walking statue, with only forepart of foot touching ground, tip facing away from edge toward central hole. MPL boot front 10.8, W 6.3. Distance from short end 6.9. Distance from central hole 11.5.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.107, 3.274; Edlund-Berry 1992, pp. 153-154, II.1.1; Winter 2009a, p. 199, 3.E.1.c
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Tip of booted right foot from walking figure
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 69-278 111061
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 15.5
  • Width: 56.2
  • MPD: 36.2
  • Thickness tile: 2.2

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