KE 7 (Roman Trefoil-Mouth Pitcher) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
DRAWN2022
Logical part of
Area B (northwest side of harbor)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 4
Typological identification
Phocaean Cooking Ware
Description
Trefoil-mouth pitcher. Very open spout with wide band forming upturned rim. Rim marked by offset on outer face; two distinct offsets at midpoint of neck. Handle was attached at back of mouth below rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Hard, very slight granular fabric with some tiny light, angular inclusions. Surface fired gray.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves entire rim (but chipped) and neck with upper handle attachment and small part of upper wall. Slight to moderate, somewhat extensive abrasion with scratching and chipping around rim; worn breaks; widespread gray cloudiness especially on interior.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, pp. 132-133, no. RC 63b, pl. 36 (B. Adamsheck)
Preserved height
0.065
Wall thickness
0.0015
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
2.5YR 7/6 (light red)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 7 (Roman Trefoil-Mouth Pitcher).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0007>