Corinth Object: FS 864
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   FS 864
Category:   Architecture
Category Code:   FS
Object Number:   864
Description:   Flat undersurface. Face: fascia H00.028, outset cyma reversa crowned by cavetto with slight fascia. Top horizontal surface W00.084, back surface flares ca. 42 degrees from vertical.
Decoration:   All surfaces slipped, and undersurface to 00.08-00.09 from face. Decorated in light-on-dark. Soffit: reserved astragalos W00.037, red band 00.026 wide. Fascia: maeander checkerboard. Cyma: anthemion-palmette chain. Palmettes have 11 leaves turning down, ending in hawksbeak profile; axial leaf has round end. Tall, shovel-shaped heart with coutercurve profile has red center, edges reserved. Anthemion: rounded petals except for pointed axial petal, 3 sepals edged in red. Tendril connects palmettes with ends curling down under each palmette, at each end a leaf; pinched into single stalk with knob under anthemion. Cavetto: egg-dart on red ground, eggs black with reserved edges, darts reserved. Fascia reserved.
Material:   Coarse buff clay.
Condition:   Complete profile. Complete profile, broken either end, right half of fascia and left end crown.
Dimensions Actual:   H00.099
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.388 (ptd. face)
Period:   Classical
Area:   Tile Works
Context:   NB185 P67
Provenance:   Corinth
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Tile Works
Image: bw 5545
Image: bw 8649
Basket: NB185 P67
Notebook Page: NB 185, spread 37 (pp. 67 - 68)