KE 2241 (Middle Roman Amphora 3) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 685
Typological identification
Middle Roman Amphora 3
Bibliography
H. Robinson. 1959. Agora V, plate 41([j 46]).
Bibliography
M. Lang 1955. “Dated Jars”, plate 79(f).
Description
Amphora (“water jar”) with round shoulder, narrow neck, thickened and everted rim with interior groove, and single strap handle. The handle is thin in profile and deep curved to form channel on upper face. Shoulder is flaring to form relatively wide body.
Extant part
handle
Extant part
neck
Extant part
rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light brown, fine fabric with frequent golden micaceous flakes. Surface essentially plain, though light self-slip/wash.
Preservation comment
Single sherd preserving rim, neck, the single handle, and some wall below. Limited marine encrustation, much of original surface gone.
Handle width
0.05
Handle width
0.036
Rim diameter
0.054
Rim diameter
0.068
Wall thickness
.0045
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
5YR 6/6
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 2241 (Middle Roman Amphora 3).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke2241>