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2546, Minturnae, Temple of Dea Marica

  • Record number: 2546
  • Site: Minturnae
  • Building or zone: Temple of Dea Marica
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Satricum Temple of Mater Matuta I, no. I:5 from same mould; also 2 fragments and part of mould: Koch 1912, p. 88, Fig. 110, Pl. 27:3; Segni, no. I:10
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque. Short, curved convex strigils. Roll with diagonal bands of black, white, purple to right. Broad, flat fascia with painted guilloche. Roll. Lower fascia with relief decoration of row of 7-petal palmettes hanging from volutes formed by flat arching bands and alternating with upright lotuses. Nail hole with bronze nail. H lotus 7, W 10. W circumscribing band 2. Other fragments with pendent palmette cutout H 9, W 12. D upper roll 3.5. Diam nail hole 0.8.
  • Bibliography: Mingazzini 1938, cols. 756-758, pls. IX.4, X.1-2; Andrén 1940, pp. 490-491, no. I:18; Rescigno 1998a, pp. 343-344, B201, pl. XXXII.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il santuario della dea Marica alle foci del Garigliano. Author: Mingazzini, P.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 37. Publication Date: 1938. Pages: 693-984
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti. Author: Rescigno, C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1998
  • Associated elements: 4-5 examples
  • Type of decoration: Painted double guilloche/relief anthemion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 39
  • Width: 28.1
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Purple-red ground behind lotus.
  • Height top fascia: 2.1
  • Depth top fascia: 6.4
  • Height strigil: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 3.4
  • Height central fascia: 12.9
  • Height main field: 15.5+
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3/2
  • Thickness including relief: /2.3
  • Height strigil: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 3.4
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