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6042, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6042
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Position: Pediment apex
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of acroterion of winged feline. Plain, strongly recurved wings on which feathers are painted alternating red and white, with white and black medial stripes, respectively. Right wing preserved, bottom finished on front but traces of black feathers on back. W red feather 1.9-2.5. Originally attached to front of raking sima near apex.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 474, no. II:14d
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
  • Type of decoration: Feline wing
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10239/1
  • Height: 21
  • Width: 14
  • MPD: 2.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 8/3. Red 7.5R 4/4.

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