Corinth Object: SF 1964 11a
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   SF 1964 11a
Category:   Sculpture
Category Code:   SF
Year:   1964
Object Number:   11
Object Suffix:   a
Related Objects:   SF-1964-11B, SF-1964-18, SF-1964-25, SF-1965-5, SF-1965-8, SF-1965-32, SF-1965-42, SF-1969-5
Description:   Terracotta sculpture of himation covering much of back, outlining prominent buttocks. Smooth surface simply broken by two parallel folds, rendered as shallow steps that arch across upper back before turning down along right side. Gathered border of triangular wedge of clay projecting from right side below armpit, running down to hip before continuing across front. Border composed of two intersecting folds that frame torso, followed by two folds of rounded section that run parallel to side.
Material:   Surface: Fine light yellowish tan clay, slightly redder than 10YR 7/4. Core: Coarse light yellowish tan or slightly grayer clay with 20% fine to small black and red inclusions and less than 1% large angular voids.
Condition:   Fragment. Many joining frgts., preserving right side from below armpit to groin, with part of back, chest, right lower arm. Surface of right side and front missing.
Manufacture:   HM
Period:   5th c. B.C.
Chronology:   2nd to early 3rd q. 5th c. B.C.
Provenance:   Corinth
Bibliography:   Bookidis, Corinth 18.5, cat. 40C
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece