KP084 (Early Roman Piriform Unguentarium) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Unguentarium
Description
Plain, flat base. Narrow piriform to ovoid body. Cylindrical neck flares upward; rim folded outward and rounded. Faint spiral turning marks on neck.
Fabric description
Fabric and firing same as KP082. Thin, uneven, matte slip same color as fabric over roughly one-half of vessel.
Preservation comment
Three joining fragments preserve nearly entire vessel. Slight, sparse abrasion; slight, extensive film of encrustation across body and neck and denser patch around rim.
Base Diameter
0.019
Body diameter
0.035
Height
0.092
Rim diameter
0.026
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KP084 (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/kp084>