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1740, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1740
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Remarks: Several fragments of edges, right & left, of mouldmade frame ending at bottom corners in out-turned volute with bud in upper outer interstice. On curved surface inside raised volute band, pendent, in-turned lotus in high relief, suspended from tendril, bottom leaf tip 7.9 above bottom finished edge. Back flat. Minimum of 4 plaques. 5 fragments of left side, 2 of right volute. Volute bands & volutes sit at oblique angle to back, turned to side away from front. Poured lead through one fragment just above lotus, between tendril & raised volute band. 2nd fragment with channel to right of volute. 2 different fragments of orange fabric with no slip, worn, 1 from lower left corner with volute & probable bud; to right, relief rosette? At bottom break, open curved channel, for lead?
  • Type of decoration: Volute band with pendent lotus in relief
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.3
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 3.8
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6 sandpapery
  • Paint: Surface & side covered with white-green 2.5Y 8/4 - 5Y 8/3. Traces of brown line along inside of raised volute band on one fragment & outlining tendril & lotus. On one right-hand corner, raised volute band top painted black, bevelled inner side red-brown
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