KP1990-005 (Tripolitanian Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Tripolitanian Amphora
Description
Short, solid, conical spike toe.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric (core): 5YR 6/4, light reddish brown, to 10YR 6/6, pinkish read; (exterior surface): 10YR 8/3, very pale brown and paler. Hard, somewhat coarse fabric with granular to hackly break containing uncommon, small, angular, quartz and rare, small to medium, subangular, white (limestone) inclusions. Consistent white skin from use of saltwater. Tripolitanian fine fabric.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves three quarters of toe. Slight, sparse abrasion, pitting, and chipping; slightly worn breaks.
Preserved height
0.113
Preserved width
0.099
Has geographic origin
North Africa
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KP1990-005 (Tripolitanian Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kp1990-005>