KP1990-028 (Amphore crétoise 1) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Unclassified Amphora
Description
Amphore crétoise 1. Short cylindrical neck. Handles arching upward, oval in section, attach at mid-neck.
Fabric description
10YR 6/6, brownish yellow. Very slightly coarse fabric with infrequent, small, subangular, light bits, otherwise clean. Thin, even, matte slip on extant surfaces, slightly lighter in color than fabric.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves neck from shoulder up to but not including rim, upper part of one handle, and one handle stub. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping along edges; thin, extensive encrustation.
Neck diameter
0.063
Preserved height
0.056
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KP1990-028 (Amphore crétoise 1).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kp1990-028>