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1758, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1758
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Ficana 37791
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, wearing painted diadem, disk earrings, painted necklace with 3 bullae. Eyes painted only, no relief. Lips sharply curved into Archaic smile. Diadem projects above cover tile in back, and plaque overhangs cover tile below
  • Bibliography: Knoop 1987, p. 14, no. 5; Winter 2009a, pp. 435-436, 6.C.4.a
  • 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
    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: 10194/1, 10195/1, 10195/5, 10194 (4 antefixes), 10195 (3 antefixes), 10196, 10197 (4 antefixes), 10198 & 10199 (2 upper sides), 19200, --/SN 44a, C1, T35/2/658
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief, wearing painted diadem, disk earrings, necklace with 3 bullae
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25
  • Width: 18.5
  • Condition: Missing upper & lower corners

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