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3611, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building, N flank

  • Record number: 3611
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building, N flank
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Gorgoneion antefix. Th plaque 1.9. L tongue 3.6, W 2.5. H ear 3, left ear more clearly modeled than right and larger in all examples. Cover tile L 55 (to back of plaque), 58 (including plaque to nose). L flange 6.5. H plaque overhang 8.3.
  • Bibliography: Neils 1976 (Group A); Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, pp.114-115, 3.328; Phillips 1993, p.30; Winter 2009a, pp. 172-173, 3.C.2.a, and p. 217, 3.G.2
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena). Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 1993
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    The terracotta Gorgoneia of Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Neils, J.. Journal and volume number: RM 83. Publication Date: 1976. Pages: 1-29
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.7
  • Width: 19
  • MPD: 64.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Traces of red-brown paint on top of tile 10R 4/6. Brown surface of face 5YR 4/4.
  • Height face: 12.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 11.1
  • Width nose bottom: 4.4
  • Width mouth: 9.8
  • Outer H cover tile: 9
  • Outer W cover tile: 16.2/15.7
  • Thickness tile: 1.1

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