KTH0277 (Roman Marble Colonette Base) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Comment
KTHJLR
Comment
No known provenience. No tag.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Architectural Element
Description
Bottom surface roughly worked. Square plinth with diagonal narrow chisel marks on outside (H. 0.044-0.047) under single half torus (H. 0.027 m) under flat, inverted hawk’s beak (H. 0.006, W. 0.019 m). Overall finely carved. Form not related to KTH287 or surviving colonettes from second-storey of peristyle.
Fabric description
Milky white, slightly coarse, slightly crystalline marble with bands of light gray veining. Proconnesian.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves less than one quarter of base. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping; thin film of encrustation.
Estimated base diameter
0.32
Preserved height
0.077
Preserved width
0.158
Material
Marble (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0277 (Roman Marble Colonette Base).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0277>