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3601, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3601
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Courtyard eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Comparanda: 71-577(?)
  • Remarks: Feline-head waterspout of lateral sima. Diam eye cavity 5. W eye 3.5. L nose 2.2. W nose end 3.1. H open mouth 5. Rough workmanship. Finger marks inside mouth.
  • Bibliography: Poggio Civitate 1970, no. 68; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.120, 3.365; Phillips 1990; Damgaard Andersen 1990 (Type A4); Winter 2009a, pp. 166-167, 3.B.1.b
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena): the Archaic Sanctuary. Catalogue of the exhibition, Florence-Siena, 1970
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The feline waterspouts of the lateral sima from the Upper Building at Poggio Civitate, Murlo
    The lateral sima from Poggio Civitate (Murlo): notes on early Etruscan craftsmanship
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-233 107469
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10.5
  • Width: 10.8
  • MPD: 12.1

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