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1753, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1753
  • 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 by 7 cm, and plaque overhangs cover tile below
  • Bibliography: MEFRA 16 (1896) 140, no. 2, Pp. 1a, fig. 4; NSc 1896, pp. 29-34, figs. 5-6; RM 11 (1896) 176, B3, 182; MonAnt 15 (1905) c. 501, fig. 154; JRS 4 (1914) 167, Pl. XXV:2; Della Seta 1918, p. 258; Van Buren 1921a, pp. 15-16, Pl. IX; Andrén 1940, p. 460, No. I:7, Pl. 140:490-491; Riis 1981, p. 33, 6F; Knoop 1987, p. 14, no. 2, fig. 9, pls. 3-5 (giving inv. no. 10194); Niew licht 1985, no. 64; Winter 2009a, pp. 435-436, 6.C.4.a, Ill. 6.9.1
  • 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
    Etruscan types of heads. Author: Riis, P.J.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1981
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
    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
    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, 10195/5, 10194 (4 antefixes), 10195 (3 antefixes), 10196, 10197 (5 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: 25.2
  • Width: 16.4
  • MPD: 12.4
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Yellow 10YR 8/3 on front & top of plaque; black zigzag design on diadem & 2 rows of hatched pattern at bottom, eyebrows, lids & pupils, ear outlines, X & dots on earring, hair, necklace outline; light brown 10YR 5/3 on lips, earring & necklace, diadem between 2 bottom bands
  • Condition: Missing left side of plaque, upper right edge and lower right corner
  • Height face: 18.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.5
  • Width nose bottom: 3.3
  • Width mouth: 3.5
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