KP1990-028 (Crétoise 1 Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Crétoise 1 Amphora
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
Preserved height
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KP1990-028 (Crétoise 1 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <>