KE 2200 (Eastern Sigillata C Hayes Form 2) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 643
Typological identification
Eastern Sigillata C Hayes Form 2
Kenchreai IV, no. LRB 18, p. 93, pl. 38 (B. Adamsheck); Hayes 1985 (EAA-Atlante II), pp. 77-78.
Conservation in 1960s: complete reconstruction with gray plaster.
Large dish with flaring walls and hollow foot. Rounded outer lip. Sharp transition to lower wall and base on exterior. Short ring foot is deeper under floor.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Slightly coarse, reddish fabric with occasional lime chunks, angular quartz, and frequent tiny bits; variability in fabric more visible because slip almost entirely eroded and many bits exposed on extant surface.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves full profile, 35% of rim, entire base, and large part of body. Slight, extensive abrasion; worn breaks. Marine deposition: widespread erosion; slip almost completely disintegrated.
Base Diameter
Estimated rim diameter
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 2200 (Eastern Sigillata C Hayes Form 2).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <>