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3526, Poggio Civitate, T9 W12

  • Record number: 3526
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T9 W12
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Comparanda: Same type in Vescovado 93-69, very worn
  • Remarks: Fragment of top of feline head with small round opening (Diam 2.3) between fangs in mouth. Different type from lateral sima spouts and from Southeast Building/OCB 2-workshop spouts. Mouth open also at sides. Deep-set, slanting almond-shaped eyes, short nose with pierced nostrils. Top of left ear broken. W eye 3.5. Th wall 2.7.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 112, 3.306; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 223, no. C.1; Newland 1994, pp. 35-36, no. 11; Winter 2009a, p. 206, 3.E.4.a
  • 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)
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 71-577 109857
  • Height: 7.7
  • Width: 7.2
  • MPD: 13.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/8
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2

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