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6084, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6084
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Position: Pediment corner
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion of winged feline. Large section of recurved left wing with narrow feathers plastically rendered and painted. Preserves top finished edge and 2 tips, plus secondary set of feathers and beginning of 3rd(?). Flat back. Th outer edge of wing 1.5. W feather 1.8. Thicker near break at base of wing.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 474, no. II:14c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
  • Type of decoration: Feline wing
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10236
  • Height: 24
  • Width: 19
  • MPD: 3.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 8/4
  • Paint: Feathers painted alternating: black with white medial stripe, white with black medial stripe, red with white medial stripe, white with black medial stripe, black with white medial stripe, white with black medial stripe, red. Back painted with alternating broad feathers: black, white, red, white, black.
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