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1734, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof

  • Record number: 1734
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta I - Campanian roof
  • Position: Right pediment slope apex
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima broken across top, missing strigils, RH 17. Preserved fascia with painted bichrome guilloche (2.55 between eyes), H 5, Th 2. Along bottom, solid torus (H 3) with painted scale pattern to right, red/white/red. Tile backer thins to right. Finished right edge, left edge, cut at 18 degrees, cut after firing, therefore, apex piece. On back of upright fascia, rectangular support. On face, thick surface layer of clay (5YR 6/6). Vertical plaque thins to right from 2.4 to 1.6.
  • Bibliography: Lulof & Knoop 2004, pp. 127-129, figs. 3-4
  • Publication record: Bulls on the Roof: addenda to the Campanian roof at Satricum. Author: Lulof, P.S. & R.R. Knoop. Journal and volume number: Omni pede stare. Place of publication: Rome. Publication Date: 2004. Pages: 127-136
  • Associated elements: NN 1.56, 10125
  • Type of decoration: Painted guilloche/painted band on soffit
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 7.5
  • Width: 14.5
  • MPD: 9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6 sandpapery
  • Paint: Thick cream paint 10YR 7/3 on front & front of soffit (D 3.2). Red 7.5R 4/4 central stripe of guilloche & central dot, decoration on torus. Black outlines of guilloche & thick stripe on soffit (D 1.7)
  • Th. tile backer: 1.8
  • Soffit decoration type: On soffit, thick slip and black band W 1.2.
  • Thickness tile backer: 1.8
  • Soffit decoration type: On soffit, thick slip and black band W 1.2.
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