Corinth Object: KN 20
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   KN 20
Category:   Minor Finds
Category Code:   KN
Object Number:   20
Description:   Pinax with decoration of Herakles. Similar to KN-6 (Stillwell and Benson 1984, Corinth 15.3, cat. 1338).
Decoration:   Central part of body, right, with cuirass. Right arm bent at elbow, holding thick club in vertical position. Scabbard incised with row of triangles. Quiver above, incised in irregular scale pattern. End of bow(?) between scabbard and handle of club. Cuirass reserved with painted borders, double at bottom. Across front, painted strap for quiver and scabbard. Flesh painted, across hip reserved border formed of series of squares, each with dot inside. Club painted, with incised outlines, horizontal lines across handle and irregular incised loops indicating knobs. Perhaps part of left bent elbow preserved in front. Painted details of arm, fingers; quiver, garment border, and cuirass in dilute paint. Applied purple on hip, scabbard, and club.
Material:   Hard, polished, reddish buff clay
Condition:   Fragment. Single frgt., without edges or corners preserved. Black paint, fired orange brown, partly dilute, and applied purple.
Provenance:   Corinth.
Findspot Description:   Potters' Quarter. Well I.
Bibliography:   Stillwell and Benson 1984, Corinth 15.3, cat. 1337
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece