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1729, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1729
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Position: Pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Fragment of lower left corner with raised borders (H bottom border 3.8, W side 2.5 tapering upwards, Th bottom edge 2.1, side 1.7) with notch (H 1, W 2.5) 3.5 cm from corner. On inner plaque, hind leg of bull in profile to right & tail end in front.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 459, No. I:3; Lulof & Knoop 2004, figs. 6, 7, 8
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Bulls on the Roof: addenda to the Campanian roof at Satricum
  • Associated elements: 10034-10036, 10504-10505, 10507, NN 1.31, NN 1.32
  • Type of decoration: Bull in profile to right, in high relief
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10506
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Traces of yellow ground on inner plaque, traces of black on bottom border
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