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6208, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6208
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Siren. Fragment of torso and right arm and wing. Back smoothly finished, hollowed deeply behind breasts and torso. Clay feels sandpapery, equal to Campanian roof?
  • Bibliography: Opgenhaffen 2011
  • Publication record: Sirens on the roof: Identification of terracotta bird-women in Central Italy
  • Type of decoration: Siren
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10234
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Wing painted with 1 red stripe, 3 black stripes, 1 red, etc.; inner feathers red/black/red.

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