KE 357 (Eastern Sigillata A Form 51 with Graffito) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Writing transcription
ΑΙ
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 70
Typological identification
Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 51
Description
Small cup. Flaring, tapering ring foot has two fine ridges on exterior and two on interior. Wide wall has slight carination just above foot. Circular groove near middle of floor. Complete graffito on bottom just inside foot: ΑΙ (alpha-iota).
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Standard ESA ware: very fine but slightly pink and slip is somewhat thin and mottled, splotchy on wall.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 40% of base and small part of lower wall. Good condition; clean breaks.
Estimated base diameter
0.05
Base Height
0.006
Preserved height
0.018
Wall thickness
0.004
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 357 (Eastern Sigillata A Form 51 with Graffito).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0357>