KTH0110a-c (Glass Crucible?) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
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Description
Three fragments of brick-like terracotta each with one narrowly concave surface covered with a thin layer of glass. The larger of the rectangular pieces has a smooth concave surface, and one end possibly preserves a rounded profile. Glass crucible? tubular channels? Cf. KTH108a-e, KTH128, KTH150, KTH212, KTH2116. Fr. a: Rounded profile on one end. max. p.L. 0.068, max. p.W. 0.030, max. p.Th. sherd 0.014, Th. glass 0.004 m. Fr. b: max. p.L. 0.040, max. p.W. 0.029, max. p.Th. sherd 0.017, Th. glass 0.0021 m. Fr. c: max. p.L. 0.036, max. p.W. 0.027, max. p.Th. sherd 0.034, Th. glass 0.0027 m.
Fabric description
Brittle, light buff fabric with rare to uncommon, small, subrounded, white and red and gray inclusions. Glass, shiny and uneven with many small holes from burst bubbles (rapidly cooled), ranges in colors from light yellowish-green (PMS 468C) to brownish black (PMS 7532C) to black.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Α | Στρώμα 1 Εσωτερικό 4. προέκταση | 3 γυαλιά πάνω σε κομμάτια τούβλες
Other number or identifier
128
Preservation comment
Three small, nonjoining, irregular fragments, two roughly rectangular (a, b) and one cuboid (c). Slight, sparse abrasion; scattered traces of encrustation.
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Glass (Material)
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Suggested citation
“KTH0110a-c (Glass Crucible?).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0110>