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1633, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1633
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Fragment from center of relief plaque with figure of female with frontal upper torso, lower torso & legs in profile to right. At neck, edges of beard. Drapery with apotygma, & hem of skirt visible below raised left thigh. Nail hole at right
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 459, No. I:2, fig. 41 center; Knoop 1987, p. 242, fig. 13, pl. 80; Lulof & Knoop 1995; Lulof 1997a, pp. 90-92, fig. 9; Heldring 1998, pp. 20-22, fig. 20
  • Publication record: A dead African or a decapitated Medusa? An iconographical enigma solved
    Antefixa Satricana. Sixth-century architectural terracottas from the sanctuary of Mater Matuta at Satricum
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Myths from Greece. The representation of power on the roofs of Satricum
    Satricum. A town in Latium
    Two Etrusco-Italic antefixes
  • Associated elements: 10040, 10038/1, 10038/2, 10039, NN 1.109/1, 10041/1, NN 1.109/2, 10041/2, 10041/3, 10045
  • Type of decoration: Bearded running Gorgon moving to right
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10037
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17
  • Width: 14.5
  • MPD: 3.4
  • Clay: burned
  • Paint: Cream paint 2.5Y 8/2, red on chest
  • Condition: 3 joining fragments

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