Corinth Object: SF 1974 2
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   SF 1974 2
Category:   Sculpture
Category Code:   SF
Year:   1974
Object Number:   2
Related Objects:   SF XXXX 006
Description:   Tip of feather from right sphinx wing, edge of second. Feathers stepped with deep V-shaped channel setting off flat framing band from flat face of feather proper. Outer edge flat, rounded in back to flat smoothed back. Thick layer of fine clay 00.007-00.011 on front, outer faces, 00.003 on back; layer fine clay at core. From same or similar sphinx as SF XXXX 006.
Decoration:   Heart of feather red-brown, ca. 10R 4/6-2.5YR 3.5/6, surrounded by reserved band with yellow lustrous caste, 1OYR 7/5. Black framing band. Outer edge, back plain.
Mythology:   Sphinx
Material:   Core clay with dense amount fine sand-like inclusions, few coarser black, fired gray-buff. Fine surface layer buff-yellow.
Munsell Color:   Surface 2.5Y 7/3
Condition:   Fragment. Single frgt., broken two edges.
Dimensions Actual:   T00.030-00.0325
Dimensions Preserved:   W00.063 L00.053
Period:   Archaic (7th-6th c.)
Area:   Temple Hill
Context:   NB610 P25
Provenance:   Corinth
Bibliography:   Hesperia 2000
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Temple Hill
Image: bw 1985 008 07a
Image: bw 1999 019 22
Image: slide 1982 034 09
Basket: NB610 P25
Notebook Page: NB 610, spread 18 (p. 26)