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1803, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1803
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Caere
  • Remarks: Fragments preserve part of deeply projecting torus/flat band/cavetto with painted tongue pattern & nail hole/roll/relief figured frieze with right-hand pair of riders moving to left, near rider probably turning back and shooting bow (upper part preserved on plaque), with upper part of bow & horse tail of second pair of riders in front, to left. Near horse head turned to 3/4 towards viewer, painted black. Background painted black. H near horse, from top of head to leg 16.5. Nail hole (Diam 0.8)
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. cxxxiii-cxli, 457, No. I:1c, Pl. 137:485; Cristofani 1981b, pp. 189f.; Niew licht 1985, no. 62; Knoop 1987, pp. 237-239, no. 174, fig. 9, pls. 73-74 (10033/SN255); Winter 2009a, pp. 448-449, 6.D.1.b, Ill. 6.12.2
  • Publication record: Antefixa Satricana. Sixth-century architectural terracottas from the sanctuary of Mater Matuta at Satricum
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
    Riflessioni sulla decorazione architettonica di prima fase in Etruria e a Roma
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 10033/2 (10033/SN256), 10033/3 (10033/SN257, C3, T47-3-199
  • Type of decoration: Painted tongue pattern/relief figured frieze with pair of armed riders to left, archer turned backwards
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10033/1
  • Height: 40
  • Width: 67.5
  • Condition: 4 fragments
  • Cresting decoration: Torus with painted scale pattern
  • Decoration central fascia: Cavetto with painted tongue pattern
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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