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6244, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6244
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Type similar to 10229, also from worn mould.
  • Remarks: Juno Sospita head antefix. Th plaque 2. Back of head hollowed somewhat roughly. Above, scar from oval strut.
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, pp. 259ff.; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 469, clxxvii, no. II:10; Niew licht 1985, no. 73; La grande Roma 1990, p. 243, o.6.71 together with Silen antefixes; Knoop 1981, pp. 319-320, fig. 1.E-H; Cristofani 1987b, pp. 115-116, fig. 30
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    I santuari: tradizioni decorative
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Le antefisse di Satricum
    Museo di Villa Giulia
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
  • Type of decoration: Juno Sospita head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10230/2
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.6
  • Width: 18.8
  • MPD: 7.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Surface light brown 10YR 7/3.
  • Condition: Piece joined from 2 fragments preserving top of plaque and head.
  • Height strut: 3.7
  • Width strut: 2.2
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