K. Kristalli-Votsi, “Ἐφορεία Κλασικῶν Ἀρχαιοτήτων Ναυπλίου: Νόµος Κορινθίας, Κεγχρεές,” Archaiologikon Deltion 31, 1976 , Β′1, p. 65, pl. 57:ε, ζ
Tear-shaped discus. Small, circular, concave discus has central filling whole, four smaller holes around, raised rim, and narrow channel with groove and airhole from front of discus to base of nozzle. Broad shoulder has relief of rounded wavy band with trios of stamped circles or single circles inside bends. Design is uneven. Flat, rounded nozzle flanked by double angled grooves has double stamped circles outside and single stamped circles inside; traces of burning. Wide, pierced handle with two grooves attaches to discus rim and extends to base-groove. Circular, slightly concave base has wide, rounded ring around incuse signature: ΧΙΟ|ΝΗϹ (slight serifs; sigma somewhat rectangular).
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical Late Roman Athenian fabric: uncommon to common, very small, subrounded to subangular, light, red, and black inclusions. Unslipped. Very smooth surface.
Other number or identifier
Almost complete from eight joining fragments except small parts of wall and nozzle. Well preserved surface.