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6134, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6134
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of human statue acroterion. Female left forearm and clenched hand with opening for object. Characteristic double wrinkles at base of palm resembling sleeve edge but not continuing around wrist. Opening square at thumb end (2 x 2),at round at other end (Diam 1). Hollow arm (Diam 3.2) at chipped inner side near top, traces of swallow-tail cutting.
  • Bibliography: Niew licht 1985, no. 98; Lulof 1996, G 10, fig. 46.1, pl. 25.1
  • Publication record: Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
    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: Left forearm and fist (Athena)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 27
  • Width: 7.5
  • MPD: 8.2
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