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3340, Poggio Civitate, CA2K K11 Dump

  • Record number: 3340
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA2K K11 Dump
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Fragment from cutout acroterion of feline head with open mouth. Thick, flat plaque with no inner modeling. Equal on both faces. Th 3.8.
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 38, fig. 16, Pl. 11, PC 2; Rystedt 1994, pp. 77-78; Bruni et al. 1988, p. 43, fig. 49; Phillips 1993, p. 57; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 72, 3.14 & 3.15; Winter 2009a, pp. 105-106, 2.E.3.a, Ill. 2.13.1
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
    Additional notes on early Etruscan akroteria
    Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 68-475
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-474 111208
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 18.7
  • Width: 27.3
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Dark brown paint on edges and both faces 2.5YR 3/2.
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