KE 2284 (Late Roman Amphora 3) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area E (north side of harbor)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 729
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 3
Description
Shoulder steeply tapers to high, narrow, cylindrical neck. Short, thickened rim. 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, grayish and reddish brown fabric with frequent micaceous flakes, many visible on surface.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves uppermost neck, entire neck and rim, and two handles. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping around edges other surface in good condition; wide patches of thin, cloudy, yellowish film: encrustation?
Handle width
0.031
Preserved height
0.112
Estimated rim diameter
0.038
Wall thickness
0.005
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 2284 (Late Roman Amphora 3).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke2284>