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6263, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta II

  • Record number: 6263
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta II
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Fragment from columen plaque. Preserves head of dying warrior. Hollow, detached from flat surface. H face helmet edge- beard tip 7.9.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 463, no.II:2c, Pl. 142:493; Helbig4 III, no. 2856, pp. 751-752; Proietti 1980, p. 261, fig. 355; Riis 1981, p. 38, fig. 20; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 116, Pl. 133; La grande Roma 1990, p. 244, 9.6.74, Pl. XXV; Niew licht 1985, no. 89
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Etruscan types of heads
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Niew licht op een oude stad: Italiaanse en Nederlandse opgravingen in Satricum
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture
  • Type of decoration: Dying warrior head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10046
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 12.2
  • Width: 8.9
  • MPD: 5.7
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Paint: Helmet cream-brown with wide red rounded band across top 7.5R 3/4. Skin brown 5YR 6/4-6/6. Black eyebrows and lashes. Cream beard.
  • Height face: 7.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.5
  • Width nose bottom: 1.7
  • Width mouth: 2.3

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