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6383, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6383
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Hanging curtains
  • Remarks: Eaves tile curtain. Low relief of pendent palmettes and flat disks, alternating and connected by S-spirals. Upper edge has holes for swallow-tail clamps. W ca. 4. Diam disk 4.8.
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, p. 273; Andrén 1940, p. 477, no. II:26, Pl. 152:518, pp. clvi-clix; Niew licht 1985, no. 82
  • Publication record: 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
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Palmettes and disks
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.5
  • Width: 50.2
  • Clay: light brown to buff to greenish to pinkish
  • Paint: Black ground and central band on volute bands, cordon edges of palmette and inner outline of palmette, 2nd, 4th, 6th leaf, outline of horizontal band, outer circle on flat disk. Circle on flat disk. Gold: central line on horizontal band, inner circle on disk, inner outline of 1st, 3rd, 5th palmette leaf 10YR 6/6-5/6.

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