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3242, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Piano tondo

  • Record number: 3242
  • Site: Castelnuovo Berardenga
  • Building or zone: Piano tondo
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Sphinx acroterion. Fragment of torso, top of left foreleg and backward curling hair lock on top side of shoulder where it narrows to neck. Inside hollow, including top of leg.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 384, 5.E.3
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Sphinx
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: R78541 112288
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17.4
  • Width: 6.9
  • MPD: 9.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6 with thick dark gray core
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