KE 396 (Middle Roman Painted Thin-Walled Cup) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Writing transcription
ΕΥΤ­]Υ̣ΧΙΑ
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 89
Typological identification
Roman-period Painted Thin Wall Cup
Bibliography
Kenchreai IV, no. LRB 11a, pp. 89-90, pl. 22 (B. Adamsheck: “Motto Jug“)
Bibliography
Slane Wright 1980, p. 548 (Review Kenchreai IV: “not Attic, probably Italian“)
Description
Cup with rounded body (no handle extant). Slightly flaring rim with distinct ridge marking lower edge from upper wall. Four character in light paint partially extant: ­]Υ̣ΧΙΑ on sherd, restored as ΕΥΤ­]Υ̣ΧΙΑ, a common sentiment on these vessels.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Very slightly granular fabric fired to ”light red“ with tiny light inclusions, some quartz. Exterior surface is darker, (106 6/4, “Pale Red”), interior plain and identical to exterior.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 25% of rim and upper body. Slight, sparse abrasion and minor chipping with worn breaks, but otherwise surface in good condition.
Preserved height
0.044
Preserved width
0.036
Estimated rim diameter
0.06
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 396 (Middle Roman Painted Thin-Walled Cup).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0396>