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2035, Minturnae, Temple of Dea Marica

  • Record number: 2035
  • Site: Minturnae
  • Building or zone: Temple of Dea Marica
  • Roof element: Tiles, geison
  • Remarks: Geison tile with raised side edges rounded on insides. Drip in form of hanging flat front edge, strengthened by roll at inner angle. Similar roll along upper front edge above drip. Side faces have raised contact surfaces of longish triangle forms. Small bosses with nail holes projecting from both side edges. Soffit decorated with double guilloche in blue, white, purple enclosed by 2 dark bands. Pattern incised before painted. On face of drips: meander. On roll: diagonal bands. Upper surface of tile: 4 triangular fields, black and white. H roll 3. H curtain fascia 5.5, D 2.1. Painted black triangles of hourglass on tile top (D 29.5). Raised side edge begins 5.8 from front edge. Profile equal to Mingazzini 1938, Pl.III.4, top similar to Pl.III.11, and decoration similar to Pl. I.2 + 3.
  • Bibliography: Mingazzini 1938, col. 720, Pl. III.4, 11, Pl. I.2, 3; Andrén 1940, pp. 487-488, no. I:7; Rescigno 1998a, p. 338
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il santuario della dea Marica alle foci del Garigliano. Author: Mingazzini, P.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 37. Publication Date: 1938. Pages: 693-984
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti. Author: Rescigno, C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1998
  • Associated elements: 7-10 examples in total
  • Type of decoration: Painted hourglass/double guilloche/meander/diagonal bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 49.5
  • MPD: 37.6
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6(?)
  • Paint: Black, red-brown 2.5YR 4/2, white 10YR 8/2.
  • Soffit decoration type: Double guilloche D 14, with black band front and back D 2.1, 2.3, 1/4 round D 2.
  • Thickness tile: 4
  • Inner H raised side edge: 3
  • Outer H raised side edge: 6.5/3.2
  • Width raised side edge: /4.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Double guilloche D 14, with black band front and back D 2.1, 2.3, 1/4 round D 2.
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