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6049, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6049
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Position: Pediment corner
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of lateral acroterion of female hippocamp preserving large fragment of fin top with part of wavy raised edge to left, painted with black band on edge and rising to peak at top. Top edge of wing rounded (Th 3) below which fins with raised edges, concave section, top and 3rd with thick black outline and black band on outer scalloped edge. Painted band on central fin not preserved. Th fin 2.1-2.8. H fin at left 4.8, at right MPH 6.6, MPL 16.5 is greater than full length of bottom of top fin. Edge of fin and back slipped cream.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 473-474, no. II:14b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: AndrĂ©n, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female hippocamp fin
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.7
  • Width: 18.6
  • MPD: 5
  • Clay: Buff

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