KE 2242 (Middle Roman Amphora 3) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 686
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
Thin walled amphora with rounded body and short neck. Thickened, everted rim with shallow interior groove. Single strap handle rises from neck and extends to body; wide, rounded groove on upper face of handle.
Extant part
handle
Extant part
neck
Extant part
rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Highly micaceous. Discolored by marine exposure, though towards original weak red at core.
Preservation comment
Single sherd preserving rim, neck, the single handle, and some wall below. Marine encrustation.
Handle width
0.049
Rim diameter
0.054
Rim diameter
0.069
Rim Percent Preserved
100
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 2242 (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/ke2242>