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3565, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3565
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Seated male figure preserving front of lap, with painted skirt; and booted feet on footrest/ledge. H skirt 34, W 22,5, MPH 11.7. Ledge H above tile edge 6.8 (bottom), 14.5 (top), W 27. L booted foot 20.5, W 7.8. Ledge edge 10 cm from short end.
  • Bibliography: Phillips 1993, p.21; Bruni et al. 1988, fig. 52; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.105, 3.264; Edlund-Berry 1992, I.1.3; Winter 2009a, pp. 196-198, 3.E.1.a, fig. 3.31, Ill. 3.8.1 (bottom part)
  • Publication record: 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.
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Seated male figure
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 71-307 110974
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Paint: Painted skirt with red on top, white-on-red meander H 3.5, tall white band H 14 with central horizontal red stripe H 1.4.
  • Width ridge tile: 41.7
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