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Fabric Category Terracotta
Object Type Architectural::Akroterion
Fragment Noted true
Object Type (notes) Cut-out Akroterion Fragment*
Size Max. Pres. Length 0.066 m, Pres. Thickness 0.034-0.043 m (where it attaches to tile), Max. Pres. Height (from scar at base to pointed tip) about 0.100 m, Max. Pres. Distance between lowest pres. part of concave edge and bottom of fragment about 0.048 m
Condition Broken at base and across one side. Tip chipped and surface encrusted.
Description Fragment of a "cut-out" akroterion preserving complete, small curved pointed member, two flat smooth sides, one flat smooth edge which by one convex and one concave arc forms a beak-like projection with a pointed end. The curved outline is somewhat irregular. The piece is broken at the base where it attached to topmost part of a ridgepole tile. Another break goes perpendicular to the base break, between lowest part of concave arc and bottom of the piece. Probably the piece formed a lateral decorative extension, next to the tile, of main part of the akroterion.
Fabric Description Murlo terracotta fired light brown on surface and gray at core. Red slip on all finished surfaces.
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19680613 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Agger/Agger 2D/1968, ID:467". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/13855D6E-B2E4-4BF1-12B2-5518DE22E681> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2m61gn2x

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