Corinth Object: FS 134
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   FS 134
Title:   CLASSICAL LATERAL SIMA
Category:   Architecture
Category Code:   FS
Object Number:   134
Description:   Lateral sima, broken in back at attachment to flat pan tile. Tall base fascia tilted in at 15 degree angle from vertical. Inset vertical panel decorated in high relief with acanthus spray: end of stalk, without crossband, from which two tendrils curl, smaller one to lt., larger to rt., both made up of double coil. Above, face of panel trimmed back at angle. No crowning moulding, top flat. Rt. joint worked with anathyrosis.
Material:   Coarse buff clay with numerous fine to coarse black mudstone inclusions.
Munsell Color:   Ca 10YR 7/4
Condition:   Complete profile. Single frgt., preserving complete profile; broken left end, right joint.
Dimensions Actual:   H00.168 H00.050 (fascia)
Dimensions Preserved:   L00.181
Period:   4th c. B.C.
Provenance:   Corinth
Bibliography:   Corinth IV.1 P79 S134; cited Bookidis & Stroud 1997, Corinth 18.3
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Bookidis & Stroud, Corinth 18.3, 1997