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3252, Minturnae, Temple of Dea Marica

  • Record number: 3252
  • Site: Minturnae
  • Building or zone: Temple of Dea Marica
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Plinth with feline paws. Th plaque 3.5. H paw 5.8, MPW 9.9, MPD 17. H projecting bar on underside 3.8, W 6.5. 2 holes piercing projecting bar, Diam 1, distance apart 11. Plinth surface curves downward at inner front paw and is painted brown-red. Finished side edge. Vertical channel through break in back paw.
  • Bibliography: Mingazzini 1938, cols. 758-760, pl. XI.1-5; Andrén 1940, p. 491, no. I:20; Rescigno 1998a, pp. 345-346
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il santuario della dea Marica alle foci del Garigliano. Author: Mingazzini, P.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 37. Publication Date: 1938. Pages: 693-984
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti. Author: Rescigno, C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1998
  • Type of decoration: Plinth with feline paws
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 28.4
  • MPD: 18.7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Outer 8.3 of plinth, including area with back paw painted yellow 10YR 7/4. Area including forward paw painted red-brown 2.5YR 5/6. Plinth surface brown-red. Paw painted white 10YR 8/3. Traces of brown-red on vertical channel.
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