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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
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The seated and standing statue akroteria from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
  • Type of decoration: Wide-brimmed hat
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-562 110461
  • 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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