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2892, Poggio Civitate, T26/courtyard building

  • Record number: 2892
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T26/courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Solid. Short thick leg and paw detached from ridge tile sloped side. At top is beginning of curve to torso. 5 toes on right paw with foot facing down slope.
  • Bibliography: Newland 1994, p. 58, no. 70; Winter 2009a, p. 207, 3.E.4.a
  • Publication record: 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
  • Type of decoration: Feline leg and paw
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate Storerooms: 89-118
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17.7
  • Width: 8.5
  • MPD: 9.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Black paint(?)

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