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1660, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1660
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with smallest-sized female head surrounded by flat fascia ending in volutes/roll/strigil shell frame, with roll & 2-stepped base below chiton top. Face has same assymetry as larger 10206: right eye higher & at more oblique angle, but less detail: no central vertical depression on forehead or chin.
  • Bibliography: Niew licht 1985, no. 66; Knoop 1987, p. 89, no. 89, pl. 39
  • 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
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: Smallest size: 10201, 10202, 10202a-b, 10203, --/Y, --/Z2, A 141, A136, --/--, --/--
  • Type of decoration: Female head surrounded by strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 30
  • Width: 31
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4?
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3; red inner outlines of alternating strigils, row of large dots on flat fascia with 2 horizontal stripes at bottom, diagonal band on roll, lips, volute outline; black inner outline of alternating strigils, diagonal bands on roll, volute eyes, hair, pupils, eyebrows, bottom base fascias?
  • Condition: Missing parts of lower right of plaque, & area to left of head
  • Height strigil: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 3.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height face: 9.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.6
  • Width mouth: 2.4
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 5.5
  • Width strigil: 3.3
  • Convex: yes
  • Height antefix base: 3
  • Outer H cover tile: 15
  • Outer W cover tile: 21.5
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