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3426, Poggio Civitate, Southeast Building/OC2/Workshop

  • Record number: 3426
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Southeast Building/OC2/Workshop
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: Technically similar to antefix 68-215.
  • Remarks: Feline waterspout with finished edges at top of head and along cheeks and mouth. Scar for breaks at either side of head, H 5.5. Blunt snout. Inside hollow, curved.
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1993, p. 59, fig. 66; E. Nielsen 1987, pp. 102, 104-105 (mould Type III), figs. 50-53; Winter 2009a, p. 80, 2.B.1.a
  • Publication record: In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena). Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 1993
    Some preliminary thoughts on old and new terracottas. Author: Nielsen, E.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 16. Publication Date: 1987. Pages: 91-119
    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: Feline head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.5
  • Width: 12.1
  • MPD: 5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Traces of orange-brown paint 5YR 6/6.
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 9.7

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