KE 1249 (Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 47) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 329
Typological identification
Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 47
Kenchreai IV, no. ER 24c, p. 57, pl. 15 (B. Adamsheck); Hayes 1985 (EAA-Atlante II), pp. 35-36, pl. VI.
Conservation in 1960s: mended with acrylic resin and full restoration with white plaster painted light brown.
Bowl or cup with flaring, very thin wall, high rim, and short ring foot. Slight inverted rim has tooled band on exterior, groove and very light rouletting just beneath. Short ring foot offset from wall and well formed with sharp angles, slightly flaring. Light, semicircular depression at center of lower face of base.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Very fine pale fabric. Dark red slip worn on all nearly all extant surfaces, though original gloss preserved in small patches on exterior.
Preservation comment
Four joining sherds preserve full profile, complete base, and ca. 70% of body and rim. Slight, extensive abrasion and scattered chipping; clean breaks.
Base Diameter
Estimated rim diameter
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 1249 (Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 47).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <>