KP080 (Early Roman Piriform Unguentarium) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Unguentarium
Bibliography
Rife et al. 2007, pp. 168, 169, fig. 20
Description
Plain, flat base. Narrow piriform body. Tall, cylindrical neck flares slightly upward; everted, rounded rim with slopiong outer face. Faint spiral turning marks on neck and distinct scratches on body.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 6/3-7/3, dull orange. Slightly coarse fabric, consistently fired to dull orange though with slightly browner core where thickest at base, with frequent, tiny, elongated and subangular, light inclusions, often visible on surface due to wear. Thin, streaky, matte slip on all surfaces, slightly lighter than clay.
Preservation comment
Intact. Slight calcareous etching across surface.
Base Diameter
0.035
Body diameter
0.053
Height
0.147
Rim diameter
0.037
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KP080 (Early Roman Piriform Unguentarium).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kp080>