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2455, Minturnae, Temple of Dea Marica

  • Record number: 2455
  • Site: Minturnae
  • Building or zone: Temple of Dea Marica
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of running Gorgon to right. Carries snake in either hand, wears short chiton girt at waist and flat polos or diadem. 2 large recurved wings from shoulders and small ones on feet. Face bearded. Base has 3 fascia. Frame has 2 flat bands ending in volutes above and below crowned by palmettes. H figure 23+, W wings 25.4. Palmette finial on top (MPH 10.5) above volutes (W 13.9). Outer raised band (W 2) forming edge of plaque. Square strut. Plaque has flat back. Th plaque 2.3 + relief 5.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 487, no. I:6; Rescigno 1998a, pp. 60-61, 340, 346, B3 4101, pl. XXXII.b, fig. 198
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti. Author: Rescigno, C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1998
  • Associated elements: 177971, 177973
  • Type of decoration: Running Gorgon moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 39
  • Width: 31.6
  • MPD: 6.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red-brown 10R 4/3. Outer raised band painted with red/black diagonal bands.
  • Height head: 6
  • Width strut: 5.6
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