KP082 (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. Cylindrical neck flares slightly upward; everted, rounded rim with slightly sloping outer face.
Fabric description
Fabric: 10YR 6/2, light brownish gray. Slightly coarse fabric, consistently fired to light brownish gray though with very slightly red 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
0.015
Body diameter
0.034
Height
0.094
Rim diameter
0.024
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KP082 (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/kp082>