An inscribed rocchetto from Poggio Civitate (Murlo)

Anthony Tuck;Rex Wallace

Contenuto in: Studi Etruschi 74 - 2008

pp. 197-202


Ceramic spool shaped objects are quite commonly found at the site of Poggio Civitate, an Etruscan settlement 25 km south of the city of Siena that was occupied from the years of the late 8th through to the middle of the 6th century BCE. This type of spool is commonly called a rocchetto and is found in a variety of sizes and fabrics, from coarse impasto to highly refined bucchero. Some specimens are quite small, measuring only .04 m in length. [...]

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