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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
    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)
  • Type of decoration: Horse(?)/hippocamp(?)
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 70-285 112380
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 22.3R
  • Width: 18.1R
  • Paint: Traces of red-orange paint.

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