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6401, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6401
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Openwork cresting
  • Comparanda: Rome, Antiquarium Comunale palmette
  • Remarks: Openwork cresting for raking sima. Cordoned palmette supported by double row of loops formed by flat bands and linked together by other similar bands. Below flat border, H 2.5. Thick lead casting still in left bottom edge, W 7.5.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 476, no. II:24, Pl. 152:517; Niew licht 1985, no. 83; La grande Roma 1990, p. 242, 9.6.69
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: Attached to raking sima, Andrén 1940, no. II:23 by means of metal clamps
  • Type of decoration: Loops/palmettes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 31.5R
  • Width: 62.5R
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Flat border: black band, cream, red band. Black: inner outline of alternate palmette leaves, inner edge of flat bands, edges of horizontal bands, background behind bottommost loops, upper stripe on base fascia. Purple-red: inner outline of alternating palmette leaves, outer edge of flat bands, bottom band on base fascia. Cream slip 10YR 8/3.
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