KA001 (Roman Marble Revetment) [permalink] [show fewer 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