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7305, Satricum, "Etrusco-Ionian" roof

  • Record number: 7305
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: "Etrusco-Ionian" roof
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues?
  • Remarks: Fragment from acroterion of Herakles and Athena, preserving 4 toes of paw of lion-skin. Oblong scar on back from break.
  • Bibliography: Lulof 1997a, pp. 88-90, fig. 3; Lulof 1997b; Lulof 2000; Lulof 2005; Winter 2009a, pp. 466-467, 6.E.1.a
  • Publication record: Archaic terracotta acroteria representing Athena and Herakles: manifestations of power in central Italy. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: JRA 13. Publication Date: 2000. Pages: 207-219
    Herakles en de tirannen. Archaische terracotta acroteria als propaganda?. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Lampas 30:4-5. Publication Date: 1997. Pages: 307-324
    Myths from Greece. The representation of power on the roofs of Satricum. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Meded 56. Publication Date: 1997. Pages: 85-114
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Una bottega-tettoia ionica a Caere. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Dinamiche di sviluppo 2005. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2005. Pages: 209-213
  • Type of decoration: Lion-skin paw
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 10.6
  • Width: 6.2-8.5
  • MPD: 9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Brown-red with black cross-stripes.
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