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1646, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1646
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with middle-sized female head surrounded by flat fascia (H 1.2) ending in volutes (Diam eye 2.6)/roll (H 1.4)/strigil shell frame, with roll & flat base below chiton top. Worn face mould. Back of plaque smooth down to top curve of cover tile (9.6 from top edge)
  • Bibliography: Knoop 1987, p. 80, no. 36, pl. 24
  • Publication record: Antefixa Satricana. Sixth-century architectural terracottas from the sanctuary of Mater Matuta at Satricum. Author: Knoop, R.R.. Place of publication: Assen. Publication Date: 1987
  • Associated elements: Middle size, with crispest moulds & most numerous: 10206, 10206a-b, 10207, 10207a-b, 10208, 10209, 10209a-I, k, l, A88, A104, C3, S1145/41, --/Y2, Y5, Y6, Y8-13, Y15, Y16, Y19-Y26, Y28-30, Y33, Y35; MNR 264021
  • Type of decoration: Female head surrounded by strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 31.8
  • Width: 36
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6?
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3; red-purple 5R 3/4 strigil outline, inner flat band decoration of boxes between stripes, volute outline; black hair; brown lines for necklace with pendants & chiton top with triangles above band with dots
  • Condition: Restored from 6 fragments, probably non-joining
  • Height strigil: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 3.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height face: 106.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 1.8
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 3.3
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.3/1.3
  • Torus or flat: both
  • Height antefix base: 3.2
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