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6385, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6385
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Rome, Ant. Com. 20093 from Capitoline hill
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque. Relief: upper row of upright lotus arched over by flat ribbons ending in volutes. Lower row: fan-like palmettes hanging from volute pairs and alternating with long buds hanging below lotus. On upper surface of one plaque, letters V V painted in red. Heavily restored. Strigils have central vertical band of red or black on convex surface.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 474-475, no. II:17, Pl. 151:515; Niew licht 1985, no. 84(a)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 58.7
  • Width: 64.2
  • Clay: Light brown
  • Paint: Strigil vertical band red or black. Black: lotus leaf outline, edges of horizontal bands, pendent palmette heart center, central fan-leaf outline and outline of 2nd, 6th leaf, outer relief section of bud. Red: outline of fan-leaves 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th.
  • Height strigil: 10.8
  • Width strigil: 3.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height central fascia: 13R
  • Decoration central fascia: painted double guilloche
  • Height lower roll: 2.6
  • Decoration lower roll: oblique bands
  • Height main field: 30R
  • Decoration main field: Floral
  • Height strigil: 10.8
  • Width strigil: 3.3
  • Convex: yes

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