KE 2240 (Middle Roman Amphora 3) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 684
Typological identification
Middle Roman Amphora 3
H. Robinson. 1959. Agora V, plate 41([j 46]).
M. Lang 1955. “Dated Jars”, plate 79(f).
Amphora with high tapering neck, rounded shoulders and single handle. Rim is everted and triangular in profile with rounded outer lip; groove just below. Strap handle with channel on upper face rises from neck and extends to shoulder. Shoulder is wide just below neck.
Preservation comment
Single sherd preserving rim, neck, the single handle, and some wall below; hole in neck. Some marine encrustation. Marine exposure has removed essentially all of original surface, and what remains is soft and flakey.
Handle width
Rim diameter
Wall thickness
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 2240 (Middle Roman Amphora 3).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <>