2678, Poggio Civitate, T9
- Record number: 2678
- Site: Poggio Civitate
- Building or zone: T9
- Position: Ridge
- Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
- Remarks: Fragment of cutout plaque with hindquarters with incised musculature, possible scar for a wing, and downward curving tail (Th wall 3). Back has no incision, but is painted; Reconstructed as winged feline (sphinx or griffin).
- Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 38, PC 5, fig. 17, pl. 12; Rystedt 1994, p. 78; Winter 2009a, pp. 105-106, 2.E.3.a
- Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
Additional notes on early Etruscan akroteria
Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
- Type of decoration: Winged feline (sphinx? griffin?)
- Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate Storerooms: 69-209
- Mouldmade: no
- Height: 27.8
- Width: 21.2
- MPD: 3
- Clay: 5YR 6/6
- Paint: Surface 5YR 4/4.
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