Corinth Object: FS 859
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   FS 859
Category:   Architecture
Category Code:   FS
Object Number:   859
Related Objects:   FS-XXXX-861 (joined)
Description:   Undersurface paddled and incised with parallel striations. Face: vertical fascia H00.031, above which outset cyma reversa H00.069 probably without crowning moulding. Lateral face: fascia H00.044 with no element above; fascia set at 84 degree a
Decoration:   All surfaces slipped except undersurface. Decorated in light-on-dark: soffit: outer edges lined with red band W00.018-00.032. Both fasciae: maeander-checkerboard. Raking cyma: alternating anthemion-palmette chain; 11-petal palmette had bottom leaves S-shaped, ends turning upward; spade-shaped palmette heart inverted with axial vein in red; end of tendrils turn down under palmettes, loop up to meet anthemion on either side of inverted tear-drop. Lion: matt black pupil, outline of iris, line along upper lid; fine lines for furrow of brow.
Material:   Coarse buff clay, cream slip.
Condition:   Complete profile. Several joining frgts., preserving complete profile, missing right side and lower half of spout; broken either end. FS-859: spout; FS-861: rest of tile.
Dimensions Actual:   H00.130 (+ spout)
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.24 (raking face) L00.227 (lateral)
Area:   Tile Works
Context:   NB815 P15
Provenance:   Corinth
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Tile Works
Image: bw 5533
Image: bw 8624
Basket: NB815 P15
Notebook Page: NB 185, spread 11 (pp. 15 - 16)