KTH0007 (Small Late Roman Amphora 2: dipinto) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-03
Writing transcription
Κ
Comment
DIAM2018
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2 Small
Description
Dipinto on neck between handles: three or four lines, possibly four or five characters in each; only lower left character completely preserved, κ(?); vertical stroke at left runs from base of neck to just under rim.
Fabric description
Very slightly granular fabric fired to consistent brown, golden micaceous flakes, small lime chunks, rarely large, other varied tiny bits; some spalling on interior. Exterior surface has thin, matte, pale slip.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves roughly 15% of rim, entire neck, one complete handle and start of other, and small part of upper body. Slight, sparse abrasion around edges otherwise clean breaks; thin, sparse patches of encrustation..
Preserved height
0.109
Estimated rim diameter
0.08
Wall thickness
0.007
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0007 (Small Late Roman Amphora 2: dipinto).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0007>