KE 505 (Kenchreai IV RC 22e Amphora with Dipinto) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Writing
true
Writing transcription
ξ(έσται) κβ̣ <̣
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 211
Typological identification
Kenchreai IV RC22e Amphora
Fabric, firing, and surface description
5YR 7/4, pink (exterior surface, weathered); 5YR 7/6-7/8, reddish yellow (core and interior surface). Hard, smooth, consistently fired, fine to medium fine fabric. Splintery break. Uncommon, well sorted, tiny black and gray bits; rare, well sorted, tiny, golden micaceous flakes visible on surface; rare to very rare, well sorted, subangular and subrounded, white particles (calcareous); very rare, small to medium, angular, bluish gray chunks; very rare, small, subangular, red chunks.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 20% of upper shoulder, lower neck, and one handle with both attachments. Slight, sparse abrasion; somewhat worn breaks; sparse specks of encrustation. Black speckling (old post-depositional).
Preserved height
0.107
Preserved height
10.7e0
Wall thickness
0.007
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 505 (Kenchreai IV RC 22e 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/ke0505>