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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Fabric Category Terracotta
Object Type Architectural::Cover Tile
Fragment Noted true
Year Excavated 1998
Object Type (notes) Cover Tile Fragment (Antefix Attachment Point)
Size Max. Pres. Length 0.094 m, Max. Pres. Height 0.055 m, Max. Pres Width 0.031 m
Condition The fragment is broken on all sides, preserving one finished face. The surface is well worn, especially around the break edges.
Description The fragment preserves portions of the cover tile at the point it attaches to an antefix. The fragment preserves a curved, finished face, the reverse side of which varies greatly in thickness. This reverse, unfinished side preserves portions of excess clay that have been added manually to affix the cover tile to the antefix. Slight finger impressions are visible in this excess fabric from its application.
Fabric Description Murlo terracotta
Munsell Color 5YR 6/4 light reddish brown
Has note
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Object Master Grid
EW (x) NS (y) Depth (z) Elev. (z)
187.56 -49.12 62.0
Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. (2012) "PC 19980157 from Europe/Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 26 North/1998, ID:357". In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed). Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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