Five-petalled palmette w thick central leaf w vertical ribbing flanked by 2 upward curving leaves w thick raised centers at base of which female head with flying hair, ? Medusa; on either side of head wings (?or shells), w feathers articulated by parallel rows of depressions, sweeping out and curving up under flanking leaves; between flanking leaves elongated petals w raised edges. Wide, plain h relief band at base. On back triangular projection of cover tile protection.
State of Preservation
Large fragment broken off from top of r side of palmette, top of middle leaf broken off; on back cover tile projection broken off. Front surface and edges badly worn. Incrustation over much of back surface.
Clay body 5YR 7/4 (pink); surface 5YR 6/6 (reddish yellow); incrustation ca 5YR 7/1 (light gray).