KTH0012 (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-16
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2 Small
Description
Rounded shoulder. Short, truncoconical neck. Flaring rim has rounded, inwardly thickened lip with groove made by finger just below on inner face. Rim profile distinctive in assemblage for having interior ledge for stopper. Short, angled loop handle, oval 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 LRA2 Argolid fabric but fired slightly browner than usual.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves entire rim, neck, one handle and one handle stub, and small part of shoulder. Slight, sparse erosion, abrasion, and chipping along edges; moderate to thick, somewhat chunky, extensive encrustation.
Neck Height
0.053
Preserved height
0.108
Rim diameter
0.082
Rim Height
0.018
Wall thickness
0.0081
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0012 (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/kth0012>