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1723, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1723
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with central pendent palmette of 7 cordoned leaves, radiating from arc & heart, below 2 volutes with raised eyes, at upper ends of flat encircling fascia (H 0.8) with volutes also at lower end of plaque. Around outer circumference, roll (H 0.8)/strigil shell frame of 17 small cordoned strigils, slightly convex and slighted curved forward at edges. Across bottom, high recessed base painted with double row of checkerboard, above narrower row of rectangles. Back flat.
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, p. 259; Andrén 1940, pp. 466-467, No. II:4, Pl. 144:501; Knoop 1987, p. 124, no. 128, pl. 47; Satricum: una città latina 1982, p. 62; Niew licht 1985, no. 68; Rescigno 1998a, p. 352, no. C2206, pl. XXXIV.1
  • Publication record: Antefixa Satricana. Sixth-century architectural terracottas from the sanctuary of Mater Matuta at Satricum
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Museo di Villa Giulia
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
    Satricum: Una città latina. Catalogo della mostra, Latina
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti
  • Associated elements: 10217, 10219/SN 29, --/p1, --/p2, --/p3, --/SN 78 --/SN 26, A 99, A 144, A 140
  • Type of decoration: Pendent palmette with 7 cordoned leaves/fascia with volutes at top & bottom/roll/convex strigil shell frame/painted checkerboard
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10218
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27
  • Width: 27.3
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3; red-purple 7.5R 3/4 strigil outlines, ground behind palmette, outline edges of flat fascia & volute eye, horizontal band connecting volutes, inside cordoned edges of palmette leaves, right 2 boxes on base & vertical & horizontal stripes on other boxes; black volute eyes, palmette heart, central boxes
  • Height strigil: 5.7/4.9
  • Width strigil: 2.2
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height palmette: 13.6
  • Width palmette: 11.5
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 5.7/4.9
  • Width strigil: 2.2
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: .8/.8
  • Height antefix base: 6.2
  • Width antefix base: 20.9
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