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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Chronology Securely Archaic
Fabric Category Terracotta
Object Type Architectural::Lateral Sima
Decorative Technique
Fragment Noted false
Object Type (notes) Human Head, Lateral Sima Attachment
Size Max. Pres. Height 0.095 m, Max. Pres. Width 0.120 m, Pres. Distance between outside corners of mouth, 0.037 m, Max. Pres. Thickness from chin to maximum extension of sima back 0.072 m
Condition The head is broken irregularly across the eyes, the lower half of the face thus being preserved. Nose damaged. Traces of red paint on the sides of the face closest to hair. On the back side, the surface shows attachment scar to sima.
Description A lateral sima attachment in the form of a molded head. It was located on the right side of the sima, the left side of the head was attached directly to the sima front, while the right half extended beyond the edge of the adjacent sima. This is reflected on the back surface--the right side shows attachment scar, while the left portion is smooth and slightly concave. The head itself is partly preserved, broken above the level of the eyes. No ears are visible beneath the hair which flanks the face. Almond-shaped eyes are recessed, while the cheeks are in low relief. The chin juts out and the lips of the mouth protrude, being formed by two ridges of clay.
Fabric Description Murlo terracotta. A coarse clay with bits of stone fired an orange brown.
Note
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Object Master Grid
EW (x) NS (y) Depth (z) Elev. (z)
179.951 30.103
Local Grid (X) 36.0
Local Grid (Y) I
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
sima
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19760151 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 19 Extension/1976, ID:79". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/54CA76DD-B645-493A-9639-32C72D37D4EB> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2v40q00f

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