KTH0123a/b, c, d (Glass Bottle[s] or Flask[s]) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
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Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Glass (Artifact Category)
Fr. a/b: Bottle or flask. Plain, rounded resting surface; concave bottom, domed, thickened in center; globular body. Faint blowing spirals. Annular pontil scar (Diam. 0.010 m). Diam. base 0.037, p.H. 0.008 (a); max. p.dim. 0.048 m (b).
Fr. c: One large convex body sherd: globular flask? max. p.dim. 0.077 m.
Fr. d: One small slightly curved body sherd: square bottle? Faint blowing spirals. max. p.dim. 0.040 m.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fr. a/b: Light yellowish green (PMS 387 C), transparent to semitransparent. Numerous pinprick bubbles.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fr. c: Light blue (PMS 621C), transparent. Numerous pinprick, small, and medium-sized, spherical bubbles throughout.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fr. d: Light green (PMS 7485C), transparent to semitransparent. Uncommon pinprick bubbles.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Α | Στρώμα 2. ΝΔ γωνία κτιρίου. Δ. Προέκταση | 8 κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
Two nonjoining fragments preserve nearly entire base and small part of body of globular vessel (a/b); two more nonjoining fragments (b, c) in diferrent material represent separate vessels (MNI=2). Very slight dulling and feather cracking.
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0123a/b, c, d (Glass Bottle[s] or Flask[s]).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0123>