KE 2103 (Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 3) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 549
Typological identification
Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 3
Kenchreai IV, no. ER 16, p. 54, pl. 14 (B. Adamsheck); Hayes 1985 (EAA-Atlante II), pp. 14-15, pl. I
Large platter with short rim and large ring foot. Slightly flaring rim with rounded exterior profile and straight interior. Floor thickens towards base. Base has slightly bulging exterior profile, slanted lower surface, sharp transition to interior face, smooth transition to floor. Four concentric rings of light rouletting on interior surface at center. Three impressions of stacking spacers extant outside these rings. Three impressions of stacking spacers are also preserved on lower face of base.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Very fine, slightly pinkish fabric with occasional tiny rounded voids. Slip is thick where best preserved, though with original patchiness on exterior; off-center double-dipping streak partially extant.
Preservation comment
Single large sherd preserving profile and over half of circumference. Base entirely preserved.
Base Diameter
Estimated rim diameter
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 2103 (Eastern Sigillata A Hayes Form 3).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <>