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3569, Poggio Civitate, T17 Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3569
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T17 Courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Comparanda: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.107, 3.274 (69-278)
  • Remarks: Half of ridge tile with 1 finished short end and 1 finished bottom edge. On top at center near edge (Dist. 3 cm) is booted left foot with tip towards edge, placed longitudinally along axis of ridge tile. Long narrow, delicate foot. L foot 16.7, W 5.8, H tip 3.3, MPH 7. Behind foot heel (Dist. 4.5) is scar (W 2.9) from round central opening through tile (R Diam 10). Th wall 4.8.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.107, 3.275; Edlund-Berry 1992, p. 154, II.1.2, figs. 95-96; Winter 2009a, p. 199, 3.E.1.c
  • 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: Booted left foot of walking figure
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Thickness tile: 4.3-3
  • Height ridge tile: 17R
  • Width ridge tile: 38R
  • Depth ridge tile: 28.7

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