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3250, Minturnae, Temple of Dea Marica

  • Record number: 3250
  • Site: Minturnae
  • Building or zone: Temple of Dea Marica
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Head of bull. Hollow, handmade. H muzzle 8.1, W 7.1. Ears added by making hole in head, inserting plug of clay and finishing outside only.
  • Bibliography: Mingazzini 1938, cols. 743-744; Andrén 1940, pp. 489-490, no. I:14; Danner 1993a, p. 101 in longitudinal position on ridge pole; Rescigno 1998a, pp. 345-346
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens
    Il santuario della dea Marica alle foci del Garigliano
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti
  • Associated elements: 177983
  • Type of decoration: Head of bull
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 177977
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 12.9
  • Width: 17.9
  • MPD: 18.1
  • Clay: 10YR 7/2(?)
  • Paint: Traces of dark purplebrown around right ear and lower cheek.
  • Distance outer eyes: 11.6
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