KP054 (Beirut 3 Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Beirut 3 Amphora
Bibliography
Rife et al. 2007, pp. 169-170, fig. 21
Description
Button toe; conical lower body; rounded shoulders; high, slightly flaring neck; slightly thickened, slightly inturned, sharp lip. Oval ridged handles attach at shoulder and upper neck. Intentional broad ridging on exterior.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5YR 5/8, red. Coarse fabric with frequent, very small, angular, light and dark inclusions and very rare, larger, light inclusions (some calcitic). Thin, matte wash on interior and exterior surfaces, same color as fabric.
Preservation comment
64 total fragments, 50 joining, preserves almost entire vessel. Slight, sparse abrasion; slight, extensive film of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.031
Body diameter
0.337
Height
0.712
Rim diameter
0.119
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KP054 (Beirut 3 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kp054>