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3590, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3590
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Courtyard eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Remarks: Daedalic-style head from lateral sima. Back flat. No scar from attachment and so was never detached from sima but made specifically as a repair piece. Large nail hole in right cheek near base of nose (Diam 1.1) and lead nail (L 13), broken at head, other end curled.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.121, 3.378; Nielsen 1991, p. 250-251, figs. 11-13; Winter 2009a, p. 168, 3.B.1.b, & p. 533
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Excavations at Poggio Civitate
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Daedalic-style head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 80-101 109861
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.1
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Height head: 13.1
  • Height face: 10.4
  • Width mouth: 3.6
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