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6240, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6240
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix. Thin plaque. Small strut. Th plaque 1.7.
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, p. 261; Andrén 1940, p. 469, no. II:9; Riis 1941b, p. 68, fig. 5; Satricum: una città latina 1982, p. 71; Niew licht 1985, no. 71; La grande Roma 1990, p. 243, 9.6.71 together with Juno Sospita
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Museo di Villa Giulia
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
    Notes on Etruscan architectural terracottas
    Satricum: Una città latina. Catalogo della mostra, Latina
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10249/2
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 18.7
  • MPD: 6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Cream slip. Red-orange rosettes and tendrils 10R 5/8. Dark brown hair, eyelids, eyes 7.5YR 4/2.
  • Condition: Preserves top part of head down to eyes; the rest is restored.
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.4
  • Height strut: 3.6
  • Width strut: 2.2

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