3554, Poggio Civitate, T22/Courtyard building
- Record number: 3554
- Site: Poggio Civitate
- Building or zone: T22/Courtyard building
- Position: Ridge
- Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
- Remarks: Hollow, handmade boar's head in round, broken across back of head and neck. Open mouth. Bulbous round eyes with wide shallow finger channel surrounding eye. Blunt nose/snout. Line of small holes along curved lines where 2 added ridges of clay (tusks?). Diam eye 3.2. Inside uneven with "lava flow" of clay.
- Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.113, 3.322; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 224, no. F.1; Phillips 1993, p. 24, n. 63; Newland 1994, p. 34, no. 8; Winter 2009a, pp. 207-208, 3.E.4.c, fig. 3.40
- Publication record: 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.
The akroterial sculpture and architectural terracottas from the Upper Building at Murlo
The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
- Associated elements: Other fragments of boar: 69-59 (hoof), 69-10 (tail),
- Type of decoration: Boar's head
- Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 78-79 112384
- Mouldmade: no
- Height: 7.5
- Width: 9
- MPD: 17
- Clay: 5YR 5/6
- Paint: Red paint on snout, inside 2 raised ridges (tusks) 10R 4/8.
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