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2855, Poggio Civitate, CA24/courtyard building

  • Record number: 2855
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA24/courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Left foreleg of sphinx with screen wall between fore legs. Th screen wall 3.
  • Bibliography: Fullerton 1982, p. 8, no. 6, pls.6.1-2, 7.1; Newland 1994, p. 62, no. 79; 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.
    The akroterial sculpture and architectural terracottas from the Upper Building at Murlo
    The terracotta sphinx akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Left foreleg of sphinx with screen wall
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate Storerooms: 68-518
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 15.3
  • Width: 7.5
  • MPD: 8.5
  • Clay: 5YR 4/4

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