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6151, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6151
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of human statue acroterion. Torso of Athena with Gorgoneion and drapery folds. Th wall 2.6. Gorgoneion, MPH 17.1, MPW 17.4, MPD 6.9. H tongue 5.3, W 4.8. Torso hollow, smoothly finished inside. At right side oval opening at angle--arm(?) extending behind drapery(?).
  • Bibliography: Niew licht 1985, no. 97; Lulof 1996, G 6, figs. 43-44, 107, pls. 23.2, 24.2 & 4
  • Publication record: Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
    The ridge-pole statues from the Late Archaic temple at Satricum. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Scrinium XI-Satricum V. Place of publication: Amsterdam. Publication Date: 1996
  • Type of decoration: Torso of Athena with Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 21
  • Width: 30.7
  • MPD: 26
  • Paint: Brown paint on drapery front, black-gold in tones. Red-brown on tongue.
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.6
  • Width nose bottom: 4.2
  • Width mouth: 9.5
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