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1783, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1783
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri
  • Remarks: Fragment of flat eaves tile with raised side edge at lower right corner. Tile thickens towards center from 2.5-2.8. Raised side edge narrows away from finished front end from 4.1 to 3.8. On soffit, whitish slip with brown-red outline of right half of upright lotus leaf. Possible wide brown bands at front & side. Palmettes were pendent in respect to upright lotus
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 459-460, No. I:6; Knoop 1987, p. 233, no. 154; 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: 10153/1-2, 10153/4-5
  • Type of decoration: Painted volutes, palmettes & lotus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 5.1
  • Width: 17.2
  • MPD: 25
  • Clay: = 10153/2
  • Paint: White, br-red, brown, black. = 10153/2
  • Condition: Fragment of lower right corner
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted volutes, palmettes & lotus
  • Thickness tile: 2.5-2.8
  • Outer H raised side edge: 5.1
  • Width raised side edge: 4.1-3.8
  • Raised side edge shape: Rectangular
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted volutes, palmettes & lotus
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