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1782, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1782
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri
  • Remarks: Small fragment of eaves tile with flat top & bottom. Soffit painted with brown volute (outer Diam 7.2, W band 1.3) with painted black eye (Diam 2.9) & brown volute bands (W 1.4), above which 2 arcs (lower brown, upper black) from which extends palmette leaf (black with brown outline) & part of brown leaf with black outline. To left, part of brown line probably = end of decorative field
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 459-460, No. I:6; Knoop 1987, p. 233, no. 155; Winter 2009a, pp. 482-483, 6.F.2.a, Ill. 6.22.1
  • Publication record: Antefixa Satricana. Sixth-century architectural terracottas from the sanctuary of Mater Matuta at Satricum. Author: Knoop, R.R.. Place of publication: Assen. Publication Date: 1987
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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
  • Associated elements: 10153/1, 10153/3-5
  • Type of decoration: Painted volutes & palmettes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 3.5
  • Width: 18.5
  • MPD: 15
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4-5/6 = 10153/3
  • Paint: Brown top surface 7.5YR 5/4, soffit ground light brown10YR 7/3, brown volute 5YR 4/3. = 10153/3
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted volutes & palmettes
  • Thickness tile: 3.1-3.5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted volutes & palmettes
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