KE 2096 (Early Roman Jug/Pitcher) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 547
Conservation
Conservation in 1960s: sherds joined with acrylic resin and small section patched with white plaster.
Description
Flat bottom with low ring base; flaring lower wall out to rounded (?) body. Distinct groove around circumference at 2.8 cm above base. Faint spiral turning bands.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
2.5YR 5/6 (red) fabric; 2.5YR 4/4 (reddish brown) slip. Fine fabric with uncommon, small, subangular, black and rare, very small, gray inclusions. Thin, matte slip evenly applied everywhere inside and down sides to just above base.
Preservation comment
Eight joining fragments preserve base and lower body; numerous large and small flakes from this or another vessel. Severe erosion everywhere. From marine context: reddish brown fabric disintegrating, all edges blunted.
Base Diameter
0.068
Preserved height
0.068
Preserved width
0.127
Wall thickness
0.004
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 2096 (Early Roman Jug/Pitcher).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke2096>