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3637, Poggio Civitate, Courtyard building

  • Record number: 3637
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: Courtyard building
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of left two-thirds of figural revetment plaque with horse race to right. Th including stud 2.6. Diam nail holes 0.7 in strigils, in plaque 0.5. H guilloche 2.1.
  • Bibliography: Root 1973; Phillips 1993, p. 42; Rathje 1993; Winter 2009a, pp. 183-184, 3.D.5.a
  • Publication record: An Etruscan horse race from Poggio Civitate
    Il fregio di Murlo: status sulle considerazioni
    In the hills of Tuscany. Recent excavations at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena)
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Horse race to right/relief meander/relief guilloche
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Poggio Civitate: 68-263
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.2
  • Width: 39.2
  • MPD: 5.2
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Purple-red on ground, column base, 3rd horse, strigils, guilloche 5R 4/4. Probably over entire surface.
  • Height strigil: 4.6
  • Width strigil: 2.2
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Height strigil: 4.6
  • Width strigil: 2.2

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