KTH0277 (Roman Marble Colonette Base) [permalink] [next] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
KTHJLR
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 KTH276 or surviving colonettes from second-storey of peristyle.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Milky white, slightly coarse, slightly crystalline marble with bands of light gray veining. Proconnesian.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves ca. 40% 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)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph