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7921, Poggio Civitate, OC3/Tripartite building

  • Record number: 7921
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: OC3/Tripartite building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Comparanda: Double volute cut-out acroteria from Southeast Building workshop at Poggio Civitate
  • Remarks: Double volute cutout acroterion preserving one leg, open triangle between legs, & side walls. Breaks across top central finial, beginning of volutes, corners at bottom of triangle. Large white stone inclusions and 1 large, red inclusion. Volutes probably do not form closed circle
  • Bibliography: Nielsen & Tuck 2001, p. 56, no. 18, fig. 29 (oriented 90 degrees to left); Winter 2009a, pp. 101-102, 2.E.2.a, Ill. 2.7.2
  • Publication record: An Orientalizing period complex at Poggio Civitate (Murlo): a preliminary view. Author: Nielsen, E.O. & A.S. Tuck. Journal and volume number: EtrStud 8. Publication Date: 2001. Pages: 35-63
    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: Double volute
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation storerooms
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 25.5+
  • Width: 17.5+
  • MPD: 3.7
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6 with gray core
  • Paint: Red on surface 10R 4/6
  • Condition: 5 joining fragments; missing ends of volutes, one leg
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