KE 2081 (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 542
Typological identification
Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 47
Hayes1985, pp. 35-36, pl. VI
KenchreaiIV, no. ER 25a, pp. 57-58, pl. 15 (B. Adamsheck)
Bowl with slightly flaring wall and high rim. Slightly incurved rim has concave band on outer face, with light groove above and below; light rouletting at top and bottom of rim; groove below rim. Wall varies in thickness so that interior face has greater flare. Short ring foot is slightly flaring with flat lower face and concentric offsets under floor. Groove marks exterior of foot from wall. Unintentional tool mark leaves slight gouge on lower part of interior wall.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Very fine, pale fabric. Dark-red slip thick where double-dipping streak extant, otherwise mostly worn.
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve profile and complete base. Refilled with plaster to restore for of vessel.
Base Diameter
Estimated rim diameter
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 2081 (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. <>