KE 851 (Phocaean Red-Slip Stamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 231
Typological identification
Phocaean Red Slip
sim. LRP, pp. 354-355, Motif 35 (5th cent.), fig. 74:w (though tail more rounded here)]
Stamp: hare running left between two bands of rouletting. Hayes Group III (late 5th-early 6th centuries).
Preservation comment
Single sherd with approximately 1/5 of circumference of base preserved along with portion of floor.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, no. LRB 35d, pp. 98-99, pl. 24 (B. Adamsheck)
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Rabbit or Hare (Visual Motif)
Fabric Munsell reading
10R 6/8 (light red)
Fabric Munsell reading
Dish with low ring foot. Two wide bands of concentric rouletting on extant floor, a single stamp between bands: hare running right, missing forepart of body and head.
Fabric Munsell reading
Slightly coarse reddish fabric with occasional small light, calcareous inclusions. Slip slightly darker, thickest on interior, not well smoothed, near plain on exterior.
Suggested citation
“KE 851 (Phocaean Red-Slip Stamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <>