Architectural Frieze Fragment

Item

Title
Architectural Frieze Fragment
Inventory Number
A0169
From Date
-25
To Date
100
Description
Slab w richly-modeled nude male torso, probably Apollo, w three tendrils of wavy hair falling over each shoulder, r arm held closer to body than l. Coated w white slip w hair painted red and background blue.
State of Preservation
All edges broken; figure broken off at waist, at mid-forearm at l, at elbow on r; head broken off diagonally neck, w higher portion pres at l. Slip and paint badly worn, white incrustation on back; small spots of orange incrustation, ?rust, on neck and in navel.
Height
12.15 cm
Width
10.26 cm
Color
Clay body ca 10R 5/3 (weak red); slip 2.5Y 8/4 (pale yellow); blue bright & not on scale; red 7.5R 4/4 (weak red); incrustation 10YR 8/2 (white).
Notes
Slide Coll
Type
architecture
Material
fired clay