KE 168 (Early-Middle Roman Frying Pan) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
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.
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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0168>