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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Chronology Securely Orientalizing
Fabric Category Terracotta
Object Type Architectural::Water Spout
Motif Feline
Fragment Noted false
Object Type (notes) Feline Waterspout Head - Complete*
Size Total Pres. Width 0.032 m, Head: Max. Pres. Height 0.114 m, Max. Pres. Width 0.092, Max. Pres. Thickness of jaw 0.016 m, Max. Pres. Length of jaw 0.094 m, Tile: Max. Pres. Height 0.0716 m, Max. Pres. Thickness 0.0325 m
Condition Complete: section of upper edge on reverse of top of head missing. Back of jaw sheared away. Restored chip on left cheek with various scratches. Tile broken on ends, sheared away below curve to base with one finished edge of base partially preserved on left. Slight incrustation, surface worn and pitted.
Description Complete feline waterspout, preserving head with beginning of tile to either side. Top of head is set in parallel to jaw showing a gaping mouth. Jaw is flat, squared in front with rounded corners. Jaw projects out beyond nose. Sides of mouth are flat with slight flare outwards towards tile. They have large circular holes near join to top of head with tile giving the appearance of fangs. Head is attached to tile which extends from corner o eye to base of jaw. Excess clay from join visible on the inside of the head. Tile is flat except for concave band just below top edge on reverse.
Fabric Description Murlo terracotta
Note
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Object Master Grid
EW (x) NS (y) Depth (z) Elev. (z)
178.056 -66.106
Local Grid (X) 62.0
Local Grid (Y) W
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
rainwater-spout
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19820115 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 26/1982, ID:112". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/5C70F8B7-BAB1-4BE4-C188-2785213EA931> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2tm7611b

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