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6207, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6207
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Siren. Large fragment missing head and lower wings but preserving central tail and part of base.
  • Bibliography: Opgenhaffen 2011
  • Publication record: Sirens on the roof: Identification of terracotta bird-women in Central Italy. Author: Opgenhaffen, L.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 50-61
  • Type of decoration: Siren
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 41.3
  • Width: 28
  • MPD: 11.2
  • Paint: Red: sleeve edge, 4-dot clusters on chiton top plaque inside bent arm, some feathers of wing, large lower tail feather outlines, upper band and squares on base. Black: feathers on wing, scale pattern on bird body, inner tail feathers, lower boxes on base plaque, background near tail, belly button on bird torso.
  • Height antefix base: 3

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