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3576, Poggio Civitate, CA2 Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3576
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA2 Courtyard building
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: 68-150
  • Remarks: Raking sima with frieze of coursing hounds and hares to left. Shorter in height than 68-150 because of shorter figural frieze. H hound 5.2. H hares 5.6, L nose to tail tip 8.1.
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1993, p. 31; Pairault Massa 1993b; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 55, no.26; Winter 2009a, pp. 162-163, 3.A.1.b
  • Publication record: In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    La sima oblique di Poggio Civitate (Murlo); problèmes techniques et interprétation historique
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Archaic Etruscan sima
  • Type of decoration: Coursing hounds and hares to left
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-148 109296
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18
  • Width: 34
  • MPD: 12
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Red-brown and cream alternating on strigils.
  • Height top fascia: 1.5
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Height lower roll: 2
  • Decoration lower roll: Guilloche
  • Height main field: 5.8
  • Height strigil: 7

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