KE 1007 (Terracotta Figurine of Female) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
S 34
Typological identification
Terracotta Figurine
Description
Dionysos? Possibly male head with broad nose, fillet binding hair across fore­head, and elaborate headgear and/or coiffure above. Moldmade; head attached to separate torso.
Description
Female. Head facing slightly to one side; placid expression; coiffure in thick strands pulled back. Moldmade; head attached to separate torso.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine, light buff clay. Corinthian coroplastic fabric.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves head but large chip missing from front left top. Moderate, extensive abrasion, pitting, and scoring; scattered specks of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.044
Width
0.023
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
File
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1007 (Terracotta Figurine of Female).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1007>