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6245, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6245
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Juno Sospita head antefix. Th plaque 2. Head hollowed in back deeply. Strut restored.
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, pp. 259ff.; Andrén 1940, p. 469, clxxvii, no. II:10, Pl. 145:508; Niew licht 1985, no. 72; Knoop 1981, pp. 319-320, fig. 1.E-H; Cristofani 1987b, pp. 115-116, fig. 30; La grande Roma 1990, p. 243, o.6.71 together with Silen antefixes
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    I santuari: tradizioni decorative
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Le antefisse di Satricum
    Museo di Villa Giulia
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
  • Type of decoration: Juno Sospita head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10231
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 36.5
  • Width: 28.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6(?)
  • Paint: Surface and edges slipped buff 10YR 7/3. Black: horn, lower edge of helmet, eye(?), hair, necklace with 3 teardrop pendants, box on base. Brown(?) on helmet. Red: traces of wavy lines along circumference of outer edge.
  • Height face: 9.7R
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.3R
  • Width nose bottom: 2.8
  • Width mouth: 3.7
  • Height antefix base: 3-3.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 7R
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.5R
  • Inner W cover tile: 11.5R
  • Outer W cover tile: 16R
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