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6224, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6224
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Silen and Maenad heads are same mould as 10255.
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Silen and Maenad. Backs of torsos slightly hollowed. Large rectangular strut from between shoulders to cover tile top, beginning 23.2 above cover tile top. Breaks show that both Maenad and Silen heads are hollow.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 471, no. II:13b, Pl. 148:511 left; Satricum: una città latina 1982, pp. 68-72; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 267, 10.13.2; Niew licht 1985, no. 76; La grande Roma 1990, p. 243, 9.6.72
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    La civiltà degli Etruschi
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
    Satricum: Una città latina. Catalogo della mostra, Latina
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad to right
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10259
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 53R
  • Width: 27.5
  • MPD: 21
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Yellow slip 10YR 7/4. Black: Silen leaves, beard, hair(?); Maenad: hair, line near bottom of diadem, plaque background between legs and top of base. Red-brown: Silen skin 2.5YR 5/4.
  • Height antefix base: 3.2
  • Width antefix base: 27.3
  • Height strut: 7.2
  • Width strut: 3
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.8
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 13.4
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.1
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