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6259, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6259
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Fragment of columen/mutulus plaque preserving helmeted female head. Left ear and part of cheek of female head covered by helmet (diadem-shaped front and cheek-piece) with black hair below it and portion of wing attached above ear.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 463, no. II:2e, pl. 143:497
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Helmeted female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8
  • Width: 8
  • MPD: 3.5
  • Paint: Raised edge to cheekpiece painted red with black edges(?); on flat surface, red triangles with black dots at tips. Behind ear painted surface with gold paint, above which brown tongue with gold center. Then white area with 2 brown stripes. Top of helmet gold 10YR 6/4.

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