KE 1395 (Athenian Painted-Ware Keel-Rim Bowl) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 376
Typological identification
Athenian Late Roman Painted Ware
Kenchreai IV, no. LRB 14, p. 90, pl. 22 (B. Adamsheck)
Large bowl. High, bulging rim with slightly thickened lip and flange below; two grooves under lip on exterior. Two joined spirals in light paint on outer face of rim form part of continuous motif; line of spiral on left is thinner than that on right, which overlaps with itself. A separate stroke above the stroke that joins the spirals overlaps with grooves.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine fabric fired to ”very pale brown”, occasional dark angular chunks, some lime, other smaller bits; one large lime chunk is exploring on out rim face. Thin matte and brushed slip is much darker, near 10YR 5/2.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve 1/3 of rim.
Preserved height
Preserved width
Estimated rim diameter
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
10YR 7/3
Suggested citation
“KE 1395 (Athenian Painted-Ware Keel-Rim Bowl).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>