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3564, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3564
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Seated figure preserving central round hollow core (inner Diam 11, Th wall 3 (bottom)-4.4, top 2.3) with stool superimposed. Right hind leg of stool (MPH outer 30.5, inner 21). W top 6.7, bottom 5.7. Th top 2.7, bottom 2. H cross-bar 5-3.7. Core was plugged into ridge tile before firing. Drapery broken away from front fragment. Lap and top, ridge tile and ledge missing.
  • Bibliography: Edlund-Berry 1992, I.2.2; Winter 2009a, pp. 196-198, 3.E.1.a
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Edlund-Berry, I.. Journal and volume number: Archaeologica 96. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992
  • Type of decoration: Seated male figure
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 34
  • Width: 20.2
  • MPD: 17.7
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6- 6/8
  • Paint: Traces of purple-red on drapery, stool, core surface 5R 4/4.

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