KA001 (Roman Marble Revetment) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Architectural Element
Description
Moderately fine-grained, brecciated marble, reddish purple ground with large white inclusions (plagioclase feldspar). Probably breccia corallina (from Bithynian quarries). Substantial rectangular fragment from the edge of a plaque of marble revetment. Flat plaque that is polished on the face and slightly rougher on the back. One preserved edge has a thin, raised lip for delimitation (0.037 m Th, 0.004 m W).
Preservation comment
One large fragment broken on three sides. Sparse, slight scoring and chipping; slight, sparse encrustation.
Preserved length
0.158
Preserved thickness
0.023
Preserved width
0.076
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Marble (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KA001 (Roman Marble Revetment).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/ka001>