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3716, Poggio Civitate, CA24/Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3716
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA24/Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion. Horse(?) or hippocamp forequarters attached to ridge tile. Short forelegs.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985,p. 113, no. 3.317; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 224, no. D.4; Newland 1994, p. 41, no. 25; Winter 2009a, p. 205, 3.E.3.b
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    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 akroterial sculpture and architectural terracottas from the Upper Building at Murlo. Author: Newland, D.M.. Journal and volume number: Diss. Bryn Mawr College. Publication Date: 1994
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Edlund-Berry, I.. Journal and volume number: Archaeologica 96. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992
  • Type of decoration: Horse(?)/hippocamp(?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 22.3R
  • Width: 18.1R
  • Paint: Traces of red-orange paint.

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