KE 2242 (Middle Roman Amphora 3) [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 686
Typological identification
Middle Roman Amphora 3
Comparanda
cf. AgoraV, no. J46, pl. 41 (H. S. Robinson)
Comparanda
cf. Lang1955, pp. 277-278, n. 5, pl. 79:f (inv. no. P 3149 dated 1st century)
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.
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
0.049e0
Rim diameter
0.054
Rim diameter
0.069e0
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke2242>