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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. Author: Root, M. Cool. Journal and volume number: AJA 77. Publication Date: 1973. Pages: 121-137
    Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate. Author: Bruni, S. et al.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1988
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Considerazioni su Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena). Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: Prospettiva 1. Publication Date: 1975. Pages: 9-17
    Il fregio di Murlo: status sulle considerazioni. Author: Rathje, A.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 135-138
    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
  • Associated elements: 72-230, 73-30
  • Type of decoration: Horse race to right/relief meander/relief guilloche
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • 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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