KE 581 (Early-Middle Roman Coarseware Pitcher with Graffito on Handle) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 142
Description
Thin cut handle, rectangular in section, attaches near or at rim and to sloping shoulder. Graffito on upper outside surface: four overlapping chis (χ)?
Fabric, firing, and surface description
5YR 6/1 (gray) fabric, fired consistently slightly darker. Fine, hard fabric with small, rounded to subrounded white to offwhite, sometimes crystalline(?) inclusions. Unslipped.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves on entire handle. Overall good condition; slight chipping around ends and scattered specks of encrustation.
Handle total height
0.077
Handle width
0.023
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 581 (Early-Middle Roman Coarseware Pitcher with Graffito on Handle).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0581>