KE 1250 (Eastern Sigillata B Hayes Form 71 with stamp and graffito) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Writing transcription
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 330
Typological identification
Eastern Sigillata B Hayes Form 71
Cited by
Hayes1985, p. 67 (“Alcuni fondi in [ibid.] sono vicini a questa forma“; EAA-Atlante II)
1960s: sherds rejoined with acrylic resin.
Bowl with high, gently curving wall; slight convex floor. Central planta media stamp, illegible; single concentric groove with overlapping ends. Scratchy graffito on underside: ΧΙ.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine fabric consistently fired light red with glistening micaceous bits visible in direct sunlight. Slightly darker slip is thick and smoothed where best preserved.
Preservation comment
Four joining sherds preserve much of base and turn to wall and small section thereof. Slip well preserved in parts, though with much chipping and wear. Slip, extensive abrasion; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, pp. 64-65, no. ER 41b, fig. 2 (B. Adamsheck)
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
2.5YR 7/8 (light red)
Suggested citation
“KE 1250 (Eastern Sigillata B Hayes Form 71 with stamp and graffito).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <>