Corinth Object: FB 2013 1
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   FB 2013 1
Title:   HYPOCAUST BRICK
Category:   Architecture
Category Code:   FB
Year:   2013
Object Number:   1
Description:   Circular brick with vertical face, only roughly smoothed underside. Adhering to upper surface thick layer of lime cement with aggregate of ca. 1% large black angular inclusions, 1 milky white pebble (L. 0.011), rare angular red inclusions, much sand. Outer face of brick has grayish slip- possibly just cement (?).
Material:   Moderately coarse red clay, 1% large round and elongated voids, ca. 2% fine spherical voids, 1-2 fine black angular inclusions, rare lime; fracture relatively smooth.
Munsell Color:   Yellower than 2.5YR 4/6 (done when wet).
Condition:   Fragment. Single frgt.
Dimensions Actual:   Th. 0.046 (brick), Th. 0.0255 (cement)
Dimensions Restored:   Est. Diam. 0.28
Area:   Theater
Context:   NB751 B11 P475
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Theater