Corinth Object: KP 2057
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   KP 2057
Title:   MIDDLE CORINTHIAN PLATE
Category:   Pottery
Category Code:   KP
Object Number:   2057
Description:   Very low ring foot, shallow flat undersurface. Hole in each fragment, one fully preserved (Diam. 1.3) one preserved in half (diam. 1,2) the holes were probably cut when the clay was still wet
Decoration:   Interior of plate: purple border, band with a motif of animals ( a ram and a panther) with details added in purple; fill is made of spoked rosettes; centre has concentric bands and an incised motive that is not clear (maybe a gorgoneion?) Undersuface: concentric circles, alternating black slip and added purple. Foot is purple.
Material:   clay
Munsell Color:   10 YR 8/3 (very pale brown)
Condition:   Fragment. 2 mended fragments, part of foot preserved and a third of the body
Dimensions Actual:   Th. 0.01
Dimensions Restored:   Diam. 0.19
Period:   Middle Corinthian (595/590-570)
Provenance:   Corinth
Findspot Description:   Potters' Quarter. Northwest Angle Deposit
Bibliography:   Stillwell & Benson 1984, Corinth 15.3, cat. 745, p. 146
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Stillwell & Benson, Corinth 15.3, 1984
Image: bw 6328