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3926, Ardea, Temple on Acropolis

  • Record number: 3926
  • Site: Ardea
  • Building or zone: Temple on Acropolis
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Persian Artemis/Potnia theron with 2 abased wings and grape-cluster in either hand. Flanked by 2 rampant panthers eating grapes, unique variation on motive. Smaller examples of same type.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 445, no. IV:6
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Persian Artemis/Potnia theron
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: ca. 40

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