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6165, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6165
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroterion bases
  • Remarks: Acroterion bases. 10170/1: 3 joining fragments of base giving probably full height. Corner rounded with flat top surface with central opening into which plinth was set. Large, round openings on both faces, larger one set higher than smaller. Bottom edge slightly beveled. Large curved opening for ridge tile, MPH 17.5. Diam smaller opening 6. Th wall 2-2.7 thickening at corner to 4.8. W upper edge 6.3. Inside has long vertical finger striations. 10170/2: 2 other joining fragments of another corner with no particular features except traces of painted concentric circles and eye.
  • Bibliography: Lulof 1993, p. 282, figs. 12-14; Lulof 1996, R 1, fig. 99, pl. 40.1; R 2, fig. 100
  • Publication record: Reconstruction and architectural setting of large terracotta statues in Late Archaic Central Italy:. Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 277-286
    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: Concentric circles
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 54.5
  • Width: 13.3
  • MPD: 20.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Paint applied directly to clay, mostly missing.
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