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3448, Poggio Civitate, Southeast Building T6A/OC2/Workshop

  • Record number: 3448
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Southeast Building T6A/OC2/Workshop
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Human head antefix. Interior hollow, curving. Central part of face preserved, finished edge around chin. W left eye 3.2. W line separating lips 3.9. Th plaque 1.8-1.9. Found in burned layer in north half of T-6A with burned tiles, pottery and worked bone.
  • Bibliography: Winter 1977, pp. 18-19, no. 1, pl. III.1; Riis 1981, p. 68, Type 4D; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 74, 3.29; E. Nielsen 1987, pp. 96-97 (mould Type I), fig. 16; Winter 2009a, pp. 85-87, 2.C.4.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas with human heads from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Etruscan types of heads
    Some preliminary thoughts on old and new terracottas
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Human head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-215 112395
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.1
  • Width: 8.5
  • MPD: 3.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Reddishbrown surface 10R 5/6. Traces of hair(?) at lower right side of face.
  • Width nose bottom: 2.7
  • Width mouth: 4.7
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