KTH0006 (Small Late Roman Amphora 2) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-03
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2 Small
Description
Rounded shoulder. Short, truncoconical neck. Flaring, slightly bulging rim has pointed lip with angular outer face and concave inner face. Sharp turn on inside at base of rim. Short, angled loop handle, oval to elliptical in section, attaches at middle of neck to base of rim and at shoulder. Combing on upper body to shoulder at level of lower handle attachment.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Standard Argolid LRA2 fabric, though with somewhat more sandy inclusions than usual and fired slightly more brown.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves entire rim and neck, one handle and start of other, and some combing under complete handle on upper body. Clean breaks; dense, large patches of encrustation with small pebbles adhering.
Handle width
0.026
Preserved height
0.11e0
Rim diameter
0.086e0
Wall thickness
0.007
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0006 (Small Late Roman Amphora 2).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0006>