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4012, Civita Alba

  • Record number: 4012
  • Site: Civita Alba
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Pedimental sculpture, handmade in round, applied to plaques with nail holes. Shows sleeping woman with drapery drawn aside by missing satyr to right. Behind, maenad leaning on rock. To left satyr gesturing in surprise. Variant of group shown in Andrén 1940, no. I:1 or represents final union of Dionysus and Ariadne.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 299-300, no. I:3, Pl. 100:359; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, fig. 282; Pairault-Massa 1993a, fig. 12; Torelli 1993a, fig. 18
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Fictiles fabulae. Rappresentazione e romanizzazione nei cicli figurativi fittili repubblicani. Author: Torelli, M.. Journal and volume number: Ostraka 2. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 269-300
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Finding Ariadne(?) or final union of Ariadne and Dionysus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 95
  • Width: 76

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