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1785, Satricum, Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof

  • Record number: 1785
  • Site: Satricum
  • Building or zone: Temple of Mater Matuta - Etrusco-Ionian roof
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri
  • Remarks: Fragment of front edge of flat eaves tile, with painted brown top surface; front edge & soffit ground painted cream. Soffit decoration with part of 2 pendent palmette leaves (at left, black outlined in brown, at right brown outlined in black). Brown band along soffit front edge
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 459-460, No. I:6; Winter 2009a, pp. 482-483, 6.F.2.a, Ill. 6.22.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 10153/1-4
  • Type of decoration: Painted volutes & palmettes
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 10153/5
  • Height: 3
  • Width: 11
  • MPD: 8.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Brown 7.5YR 5/4-5/6, cream 10YR 8/3
  • Condition: Fragment of front edge
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