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3553, Poggio Civitate, CA2J/Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3553
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA2J/Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of hollow head with short pointed conical horn. Scar to left from missing ear(?). L horn 10.5. Lumpy inside with many finger-tip impressions. Possible modeling of forehead.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 113, 3.318; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 224, no. E.1; Newland 1994, p. 38, no. 17; Winter 2009a, p. 208, 3.E.4.e
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    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 seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Associated elements: Other fragments of bull acroterion: 68-423 (horn), 68-508 (hoof), 69-49 (hoof),
  • Type of decoration: Bull horn
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-512 112379
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.5
  • Width: 17
  • MPD: 8
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Red paint on surface 10R 4/8.

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