Corinth Object: FR 3
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   FR 3
Title:   ARCHAIC RIDGE-PALMETTE
Category:   Architecture
Category Code:   FR
Object Number:   3
Description:   Pentagonal cover tile sloping down to left and right of palmette. W. cover 0.257. One sides a vertical face 0.051 along top, below which broken surface 0.051m. high which projects slightly beyond upper face. Projecting from top is tall palmette antefix with outline cut to follow decoration.
Decoration:   Painted on both faces are 2 scrolls making 3 loops, which continues in a band curving down from center and out to either lower corner of antefix. Scroll black. In angle below scroll is single drop-shaped petal; another larger one between two stems, hanging down from center.
Material:   Yellow-pinkish coarse clay, greenish-yellow slip.
Condition:   Fragment. Single fragment, lower part of palmette with one volute.
Dimensions Actual:   L. from keel to edge 0.135, Th. at base palmette 0.065, W. 0.26
Dimensions Preserved:   H. 0.16
H. 0.16
Bibliography:   Roebuck, Hesperia 1990, p. 56, n. 47; Typed from Corinth IV.1.; Cited Winter Archterr
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Roebuck, Hesperia 59.1, 1990
Publication: Winter, Greek Architectural Terracottas: ..., 1994
Image: bw 1984 051 20