KTH0170 (Marble Cornice) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Comment
KTHJLR
Comment
No known provenience. No tag.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Architectural Element
Description
Molded cornice block. Upper projecting ovolo cyma of egg-and-dart design, below which a narrow frieze of bead-and-reel separated by a sharply angled fillet from lower fascia of Lesbian leaf design. Roughly worked upper and lower surfaces. Flat, smoothly worked back surface.
Fabric description
White, somewhat fine to somewhat medium-grained, crystalline marble. Attic or island source?
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves section of cornice broken on both ends. Somewhat frequent patches of encrustation; chips and small breaks across surface.
Preserved height
0.101
Preserved width
0.246
Material
Marble (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0170 (Marble Cornice).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0170>