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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Fabric Category Ivory
Object Type Figurine / Statuette
Motif
Decorative Technique Incised
Fragment Noted true
Object Type (notes) Ivory Animal Statuette, Fragment
Size Max. Pres. Height from head to base 0.017 m, Max. Pres. Length 0.031 m, Max. Pres. Width of base 0.012 m, Max. Pres. Height of base 0.002 m, Max. Pres. Diameter of hole 0.003 m
Condition Restored from seven fragments; base broken at back end, and in front with left forepaw missing; missing section between rump and base, part of left shoulder, left forepaw, upper part of left thigh and top of head and abraded.
Description Small ivory statuette, resembling a crouching dog, preserving part of the flat, rectangular platform on which it rests, the rounded, projecting chest, the right rounded shouler, the right foreleg and paw, and both lower hindlegs and paws, the rounded back and rump, and the head, which is tilted slightly to one side; the head (19710634) preserves large, incised almond-shaped eye sockets with protruding eyes, a squarish muzzle with mouth open and tongue protruding; the top of the head has slivered off but preserves traces of the left ear; the bottom of the base is smooth and preserves a round hole in the middle which extends haldway through the object, and approximate height of 0.007 m
Fabric Description Burnt ivory
Note
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Object Master Grid
EW (x) NS (y) Depth (z) Elev. (z)
144.22 14.573
143.283 14.924
Object Coordinate Notes Stratum D
Local Grid (X)
  • 3.0
  • 4.0
Local Grid (Y) F
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
ivory
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
statuette
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19710639 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro Rectangle/Tesoro Rectangle 7/1971, ID:283". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/09E6A003-DDD8-45BD-F44A-709A10C801E3>

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