Corinth Object: SF 1975 4
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   SF 1975 4
Category:   Sculpture
Category Code:   SF
Year:   1975
Object Number:   4
Description:   Single toe from paw of large sphinx. Toe very high with flat round pad, agianst which nail cut in high relief but not free. Start of smaller toe to proper lt., Broken to proper rt. Prob. from same sphinx as SF OO1, SF 1975 3. Surface polished.
Mythology:   Sphinx
Material:   Core: hard-fired pink clay with moderate amount gray inclusions Surface: hard-fired fine yellow clay.
Munsell Color:   Core: between 7.5YR 7/4-5YR 7/6 Surface: ca. 2.5Y ;;;8/5
Condition:   Fragment. Single frgt., broken all around.
Manufacture:   HM
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.068 H00.042 T00.024
Period:   Archaic (7th-6th c.)
Area:   Temple Hill
Context:   NB610 B38 P195
Provenance:   Corinth
Bibliography:   Hesperia 2000
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Temple Hill
Image: bw 1982 053 01
Image: bw 1999 023 18
Basket: NB610 B38 P195
Notebook Page: NB 610, spread 103 (p. 196)