KE 2282 (Late Roman Amphora 3) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 727
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 3
Description
Shoulder steeply tapers to high, narrow, cylindrical neck. Narrow mouth. Two vertical strap handles attach on neck below rim and at top of shoulder. Spiral bands on extant surface.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric, surface treatment, and slip typical for ware: somewhat hard, medium fine, reddish brown fabric with frequent micaceous flakes.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves shoulder, neck, and both handles but missing rim. Slight chipping around edges but otherwise surface in good condition.
Published as
KenchreaiIV, pp. 123-124, no. RC 41a, pl. 35 (B. Adamsheck)
Handle width
0.028
Neck diameter
0.031
Preserved height
0.099
Wall thickness
0.005
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 2282 (Late 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/ke2282>