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3314, Poggio Civitate, T17 H4

  • Record number: 3314
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T17 H4
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Ch. Wikander 1981 p. 24 Raking sima A! (Type I) with cavetto, white on red decoration; p. 124 figs. 77-78, Antefix 67 with painted tongues in red on white; p. 128 sima G6 Type I figs. 81, 82, G8 + G9 cavetto with painted tongue, also Zone F raking sima with lotus and palmette. Urn lid from Cerveteri with separately made volute acroterion and pediment with flat raking sima: Rystedt 1983, p. 106, figs. 69-71.
  • Remarks: Fragment of raking sima cavetto moulding with painted tongue pattern, incised guidelines. Finished tile edge at right, no flange. At bottom of back, beginning of outward curve to tile backer. Center of tongues painted white with red outlining band. D center top 4.2, bottom 2. H top border 2.1. Horizontal band across top painted red, H 1.2. W 3 preserved tongues + borders 4.2. Other fragments, 1 from CA 2I. Excavation notebook: EN, II 1971 p. 223 #11
  • Bibliography: Winter 1999; Winter 2000; Winter 2009a, p. 72, 2.A.1.a, Ill. 2.1.1
  • Publication record: New information concerning the early terracotta roofs of Etruria. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Proceedings 15 Int. Congress Classical Archaeology. Place of publication: Amsterdam. Publication Date: 1999. Pages: 460-463
    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 early roofs of Etruria and Greece. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Die Ägäis und das westliche Mittelmeer. Place of publication: Wien. Publication Date: 2000. Pages: 251-256
  • Associated elements: Found in the same trench: Riders head 69-284 and horse head 69-204 from cutout acroterion, 71-800 cutout acroterion, 71-824.
  • Type of decoration: Painted tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation Storerooms
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9
  • Width: 13.3
  • MPD: 5.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Surface red 10R 5/8. Tongue centers (1st + 3rd only?) painted white.
  • Height strigil: 8
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height strigil: 8
  • Width strigil: 3
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