KE 1004 (Terracotta Figurine of Muse[?]) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
S 31
Muse? Fully draped female figure with right hand gathering up drapery at side and left across breast; draped head tilts right; left arm leans on Archaic bearded herm. Details blunt from worn mold.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine, light buff clay. Corinthian coroplastic fabric. Traces of red and white paint.
Preservation comment
Complete from several pieces. Slight, sparse abrasion; scattered specks of encrustation.
Preserved height
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Deity (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Suggested citation
“KE 1004 (Terracotta Figurine of Muse[?]).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>