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3635, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3635
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque with horse race to right. Similar to 72-230, 73-30 but with smaller, different mould. L front torso 14.8 instead of 15.1. Depth suggested by 1st horse overlapping 2nd horse, 2nd overlapping 3rd, etc.
  • Bibliography: Root 1973; Cristofani 1975, p. 12f., fig. 11; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.123, 3.386; Bruni et al. 1988, p. 62, fig. 68; Rathje 1993; Phillips 1993, p. 42; Winter 2009a, pp. 183-184, 3.D.5.a
  • Publication record: An Etruscan horse race from Poggio Civitate
    Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Considerazioni su Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    Il fregio di Murlo: status sulle considerazioni
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 72-230, 73-30
  • Type of decoration: Horse race to right/relief meander/relief guilloche
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 73-5 112622
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Traces of black paint as ground on some pieces, white on strigils overpainted purple-red. Purple-red on edges of horse and rider. Cloaks and guilloche 5R 4/3.

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