KE 823 (Terracotta Figurine of Dionysus[?]) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
S 21
Typological identification
Terracotta Figurine
Description
Dionysos? Possibly male head with broad nose, fillet binding hair across fore­head, and elaborate headgear above: ivy diadem? Moldmade; hollow.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine, light buff clay. Corinthian coroplastic fabric.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves front and back half of head. Slight, extensive abrasion, pitting, and scoring.
Preserved height
0.038
Preserved width
0.037
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dionysos/Bacchus (Visual Motif)
Suggested citation
“KE 823 (Terracotta Figurine of Dionysus[?]).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0823>