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3597, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3597
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Position: Courtyard eaves
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Remarks: Feline-head waterspout from lateral sima. Diam eye cavity 4.6. L nose 5, W nose end 4.7. H open mouth 3.9.
  • Bibliography: Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p.120, 3.366; Phillips 1990; Damgaard Andersen 1990 (Type AB); Winter 2009a, pp. 166-167, 3.B.1.b
  • 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 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: 66-222 107471
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.1
  • Width: 12.2
  • MPD: 12.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Traces of red on upper inner edge of mouth 7.5R 3/6.
  • H feline spout: 12.1
  • W feline spout: 12.2
  • D feline spout: 12.5

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