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3607, Poggio Civitate, CA24 B16

  • Record number: 3607
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA24 B16
  • Roof element: Moulds
  • Remarks: Mould for Daedalic-style head from lateral sima. W eye 2.8. H forehead 2.5. Th edge of mould above hair 2.3, at side of neck hair plait 0.7. Preserves left half of face with hair, eye, part of nose, edge of mouth. Outside smooth, curving.
  • Bibliography: Winter 1977, pp. 28-29, pl. 11.2, 4; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 119, 3.358; Edlund-Berry 1989, p. 22; Phillips 1990, pp. 153-154, fig. 40 & p. 157, no. 25; Edlund-Berry 1992, pp. 159-160; Phillips 1993, p.38, fig. 45; Billot 1997, p. 89, MEtS 3; Winter 2009a, pp. 166-167, 3.B.1.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas with human heads from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Four terracotta heads from Poggio Civitate (Murlo): towards a definition of the `Murlo style'
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    Moules et moulage du d├ęcor des toits grecs: quelques observations
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The lateral sima from Poggio Civitate (Murlo): notes on early Etruscan craftsmanship
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Daedalic-style head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 70-129 107475
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 15.8
  • Width: 11.6
  • MPD: 7
  • Clay: 2.5YR 3/6
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