KE 2194 (Byzantine Jug) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area UA (Underwater at south mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 636
Conservation
1960s: mending with acrylic resin and infilling with fine, white plaster painted pale gray.
Description
Jug with rounded body, narrow neck, flaring rim with horizontal overhang. One strap handle extends from rim to body just above widest point. Slightly convex base. Three ridges on body beneath neck.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Slightly coarse fabric with frequent inclusions ranging from medium lime and reddish/dark chunks to varied smaller light and dark bits.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve complete profile and single handle. Extensive, moderate abrasion and scattered pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, p. 137, no. RC 77, pl. 37 (mis-identification in concordance; B. Adamsheck)
Base Diameter
0.102
Handle width
0.011
Rim diameter
0.064
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
5YR 7/6
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 2194 (Byzantine Jug).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke2194>