KTH0276 (Roman Marble Colonette) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Comment
KTHJLR
Comment
No known provenience. No tag.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Architectural Element
Description
Roughly worked bottom surface. Plain, square plinth (H. 0.032) under single torus (H. 0.019) under cavetto with angular frame (0.025) under three tori, the first and third squared (H. 0.042 m). Shaft has clean spiral fluting (W. 0.020 m), tapers slightly upward. Overall finely carved. Form not related to KTH277 or surviving colonettes from second-storey of peristyle.
Fabric description
White, somewhat fine to somewhat medium-grained, crystalline marble with faint bluish streaks. Proconnesian?
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves roughly two-thirds of base and part of lower shaft. Slight to moderate, sparse abrasion and chipping; thick film of encrustation.
Base Height
0.117
Preserved height
0.617
Material
Marble (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0276 (Roman Marble Colonette).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0276>