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3541, Poggio Civitate, T5E/Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3541
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T5E/Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Feline lower leg and paw, from griffin acroterion.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 112, 3.308; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 223, C.3; Phillips 1993, p. 24, figs. 24-25; Newland 1994, pp. 55-56, no. 65; Winter 2009a, pp. 204-205, 3.E.3.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 akroterial sculpture and architectural terracottas from the Upper Building at Murlo
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Associated elements: Found in same area as 68-171 ridge tile with paw, 68-163 griffin wing, 68-50 griffin head, 68-165 coiled object.
  • Type of decoration: Griffin/ feline leg
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-172 112382
  • Mouldmade: no

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