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3715, Poggio Civitate, CC3/Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3715
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CC3/Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion feline tail, probably from sphinx acroterion.
  • Bibliography: Fullerton 1982, pp. 7-8, Table 5,5-5,6, Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 112, no. 3.313; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 224, no. C.8; Newland 1994, p. 48, no. 44; Winter 2009a, p. 204, 3.E.2.c
  • 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)
    The terracotta sphinx akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Feline tail
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 69-21 112372
  • Mouldmade: no

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