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2, Norba, Temple of Juno Lucina

  • Record number: 2
  • Site: Norba
  • Building or zone: Temple of Juno Lucina
  • Position: Ridge pole end
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta
  • Remarks: Plaque (Th 1.4) with relief head (Th 5.2) with scallop locks over forehead below narrow diadem, ears shown frontal, mouth with serpent-like fangs rising from corners, unusual square tongue. Archaizing according to Andr�n. Formerly in the Museo Nazionale Romano in Rome.
  • Bibliography: Andr�n 1940, p. 389, no. 8, Pl. 117:417; Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, p. 74, no. 45, Pls. E & XV; La grande Roma 1990, p. 216, 9.2.1, Pl. XXIII; Bellelli 2003
  • Publication record: Appunti sul Gorgoneion di Norba. Author: Bellelli, V.. Journal and volume number: Santuari e luoghi di culto nell'Italia antica. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 385-398
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andr�n, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse. Author: Pensabene, P. & M. Sanzi di Mino. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: Yes
  • Height: 25.6
  • Width: 24.3
  • MPD: 5.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red 7.5R 4/6, brown skin 5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Broken on all edges. Top left, scar of ridge tile.
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