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3610, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3610
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Covering ridge beam end
  • Roof element: Columen plaques
  • Remarks: Handmade Gorgoneion columen plaque. RH 37, RW 41.5. Rdist. Outer eyes 17.8. L nose 6.7, W at bottom 7.4. RW mouth 16.6. H right ear 8.2. 2 nail holes in temples (Diam 1.1). Back flat, smooth.
  • Bibliography: Neils 1976, p. 20, no. 30, pl. 10.3; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, pp.115-116, 3.337; Phillips 1993, p. 30; Winter 2009a, p. 192, 3.D.9.a
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The terracotta Gorgoneia of Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-220 109909
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 22.8
  • Width: 34.5
  • MPD: 4.5
  • Clay: Orangish clay
  • Paint: Surface dark brown

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