KE 168 (Early-Middle Roman Frying Pan) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 35
Typological identification
Roman-period Cooking Ware
Bibliography
Kenchreai IV, pp. 144-145, no. RC 100, pl. 38 (B. Adamsheck)
Description
Frying pan. Wide flaring body. Plain, angular rim. Short tubular (hollow) handle has flaring knob with distinct outer rim; spirally turned; attaches at diagonal angle to rim, pressed with finger close to rim to below and overrunning lip above.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 5-6% of rim and one intact handle. Slight to moderate, somewhat extensive abrasion, flaking and chipping around edges; worn breaks. Extensive thin film of encrustation.
Maximum diameter
0.048
Minimum diameter
0.26
Preserved height
0.052
Estimated rim diameter
0.25
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 168 (Early-Middle Roman Frying Pan).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0168>