KE 616 (Roman Amphora with Dipinto) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 165
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 1
Description
Amphora. Straight upper wall turns to low sloping shoulder; strong, rounded ridging. Red dipinto in at least two lines across upper shoulder, near turn to neck.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish brown core and interior surface; buff exterior surface (1 mm); consistently fired. Fine, hard; smooth to slightly granular break. Common to uncommon, well sorted, tiny, black and dark gray to dark red bits; uncommon to rare, small, subangular, white (lime) particles; no visible mica.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves part of shoulder and upper body. Very slight chipping; mostly clean breaks; frequent specks of encrustation across surfaces.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, pp. 117-118, no. RC 23f, pl. 29 (B. Adamsheck)
Estimated body diameter
0.328
Preserved height
0.0751
Preserved width
0.0887
Wall thickness
0.0073
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
File
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 616 (Roman Amphora with Dipinto).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0616>