KE 438 (Roman Amphora with dipinto) [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 108
Fabric, firing, and surface description
10YR 8/3, very pale brown. Hard, gritty fabric, consistently fired, with somewhat granular break. Uncommon to common, well sorted, subrounded and rounded, tiny to small mostly black and few dark red particles; very rare, angular, medium, dark red (iron oxide?) chunks. Lines and splotches from inconsistent wet-smoothing around neck.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 25% of neck and shoulder and one entire handle. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and minor pitting; worn breaks; scattered specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, p. 117, no. RC 22i, pl. 29 (B. Adamsheck)
Handle total height
0.069
Handle width
0.03
Neck diameter
0.103
Preserved height
0.075
Wall thickness
0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
File
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 438 (Roman Amphora with dipinto).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0438>