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3557, Poggio Civitate, CA 2/Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3557
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: CA 2/Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Wide-brimmed hat. Separately made and then attached to head pre-firing. Preserves point of attachment to head at back of neck. Part of one finished edge to brim and fragment of pointed center which was partly hollow in center. Th brim 2.7 edge-4.8 middle. MPH pointed center 13.5.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 104, 3.260; Edlund-Berry 1992, I.2.2; Winter 2009a, pp. 196-198, 3.E.1.a
  • 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 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: Wide-brimmed hat
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 20
  • Width: 40/ 52R
  • MPD: 32.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Traces of dark purple-red paint on underside and patches on top 10R 4/4.

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