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1784, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1784
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri
  • Remarks: Long, narrow fragment of finished front edge of flat eaves tile, with top surface painted brown, front edge slipped cream, soffit painted with cream ground, painted brown band at front (W 1.2) & lotus florwer with solid red left leaf above reserved calyx, with volute below (Diam 7.3), with black eye
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 459-460, No. I:6; Knoop 1987, p. 233 no. 156, pl. 66 ( given as --/SN246); Winter 2009a, pp. 482-483, 6.F.2.a, Ill. 6.22.1
  • 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
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: 10153/1-3, 10153/5
  • Type of decoration: Painted volutes & lotus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 2.8
  • Width: 14
  • MPD: 21.1
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6 = 10153/1
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3, brown 7.5YR 5/4, red-brown 5YR 4/4. = 10153/1
  • Condition: Fragment of finished front edge
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted volutes & lotus
  • Thickness tile: 2.6-2.8
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted volutes & lotus
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