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6227, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6227
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Fragment of full-figure antefix of Silen and Maenad. Lower part of antefix with legs of Silen at right and feet of Maenad at left. Behind Silen, head of hanging panther skin. Silen left leg raised.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 473, no. II:13k; Niew licht 1985, no. 80
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 37.5
  • Width: 35
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red: slip on Silen legs, bottom line and squares of base 2.5YR 5/6. Black: ground of plaque, panther-head hair, dots of face, eyelid, nostrils, upper line on base and squares. Light brown: Maenad foot, panther face, ground on base 7.5YR 6/4.
  • Condition: Preserves lower part of antefix
  • Height antefix base: 3.6
  • Width antefix base: 30.5
  • Depth antefix base: 4.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 11
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 12
  • Outer W cover tile: 22
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