KE 1911 (Middle Roman Painted Thin-Walled Ware Cup with Dipinto) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Writing transcription
Κ̣Λ̣ΕΟϹ̣
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 487
Typological identification
Roman-period Painted Thin Wall Cup
Bibliography
Kenchreai IV, a no. LRB 11b, pp. 89-90, fig. 4 (B. Adamsheck: “Motto Jug“)
Description
Small cup/jug with rounded body and short everted neck, offset from body by light tooled ridge. Letters in lighter paint have mostly faded: Κ̣Λ̣ΕΟϹ̣.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Slightly granular fabric fired to light red with frequent small white/lime inclusions. Surface essentially plain though fired lighter and somewhat more brown (2.5YR 6/8).
Preservation comment
Single sherd preserving 1/4 of rim and part of upper body to just below widest point.
Wall thickness
0.002
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
10R 6/8
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1911 (Middle Roman Painted Thin-Walled Ware Cup with Dipinto).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1911>