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2865, Poggio Civitate, T26/courtyard building

  • Record number: 2865
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T26/courtyard building
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Th wall 1.6. Fragment of sphinx acroterion chest with beginning of wing shown as raised outer ridge, curved with inner detail shown by deeply incised channels.
  • Bibliography: Newland 1994, pp. 46-47, no. 39; Winter 2009a, p. 195, n. 130
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The akroterial sculpture and architectural terracottas from the Upper Building at Murlo
  • Type of decoration: Fragment of sphinx chest and wing
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate Storerooms: 82-130
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 13.6
  • MPD: 3.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red paint on wing(?)

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