Corinth Object: S 309
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Object
Name:   S 309
Category:   Sculpture
Category Code:   S
Object Number:   309
Description:   Lower part of sculpture showing tree trunk with large round knots near base. In relief on front surface are two human legs, from knees to ankles, where they end cleanly; 2 small horizontal pin holes on either side of both knees, D00.007, 1 on rt. ankle. Back of trunk roughly worked; entire surface poorly preserved. Johnson identified these as the legs of Marsyas, about to be flayed by Apollo; more likely to represent greaves, hung on the tree as part of a military trophy.
Material:   Fine-crystalled white marble
Condition:   Fragment. Fragment preserving lower part of tree trunk; surface of l. knee broken away.
Dimensions Actual:   D01.15 (trunk at ankles)
Dimensions Preserved:   H01.17 L00.58 (greaves)
Period:   Roman
Chronology:   Roman
Area:   Forum central
Context:   NB10 P8
Bibliography:   Corinth IX P057 N080.
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Monument: Forum central
Images (5)
Basket: NB10 P8
Notebook Page: NB 10, spread 9 (p. 9)