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6429, Segni, Temple of Juno Moneta

  • Record number: 6429
  • Site: Segni
  • Building or zone: Temple of Juno Moneta
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Rome, Capitoline and Palatine hills: Cristofani 1987b, 115; Lanuvium: La grande Roma 1990, 8.5.2 and Rome 1981a, 196, D 67; Satricum: Knoop 1985, 86; Falerii, Sassi Caduti: Andrén 1940, 112, no. I:5
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix. Large scale. Equine ears, wreath of ivy-leaves, berry-clusters and 4-petal rosettes. Th wall 1.2-1.9. Diam rosette 4.6. Back of plaque smoothed and hollowed. Square strut scar 2.4 from top.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 398, no. I:2, Pl. 121:426, p. clxvi: Faliscan origin of type; La grande Roma 1990, p. 221, 9.4.5; Cifarelli 1997, p. 25, fig. 2; Cifarelli 2003, pp. 130-131, no. II.2, fig. 115
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il tempio di Giunone Moneta sull'acropoli di Segni. Author: Cifarelli, F.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2003
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Le terrecotte architettoniche di Segni nella fase tardo-arcaica: nuovi dati. Author: Cifarelli, F.M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles II. Place of publication: Amsterdam. Publication Date: 1997. Pages: 23-34
  • Type of decoration: Silen head wearing wreath of ivy-leaves, berry-clusters and 4-petal rosettes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.7
  • Width: 28
  • MPD: 8.2
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: White slip on skin, eyeballs, ear edges 10YR 8/2. Cream slip elsewhere over which paints applied 10YR 8/3. Red: rosettes and their tendrils, berries 7.5R 4/6. Pink: inside ears 5YR 6/6. Black hair, eyes. Blue ivy leaves 7.5RN 6/. Brown iris of eye 10YR 6/4.
  • Distance outer eyes: 12.5
  • Height strut: 3.7
  • Width strut: 3.6
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