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6247, Satricum

  • Record number: 6247
  • Site: Satricum
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame of double tongues. Th plaque 3.2. Overhang below cover tile, H 4. 5 projections above shell, only left one complete, but undecorated. Top central one largest, W 4.3. Equal to openwork frame. 2 moulded bands equal to necklace or chiton top. 2 volutes at sides, superimposed. Small holes in diadem half-round cresting and earring centers.
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, p. 255, no. 10228; Andrén 1940, p. 460, no. I:8, Pl. 139:489; Knoop 1987, pp. 174-178, no. 152, figs. 115-118
  • 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
    Museo di Villa Giulia. Author: Della Seta, A.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1918
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.2
  • Width: 18
  • MPD: 10
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Brown slip 10YR 6/4. Dark brown: decoration on projections, outline of impressed strigils, rounded moulding, hair, eyelids 7.5YR 4/2.
  • Height face: 6.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8
  • Width mouth: 1.9
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 10.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 11.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 16.5

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