KTH0134 (Mother of Pearl Inlay) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Has photograph
Yes (2018)
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Decorative mother-of-pearl: inlay from furniture or personal object of domestic use? Creamy ivory colored. Edges straight-cut. One piece with scoring just inside long edge; one piece with long edge perhaps also scored and with slight upward curve.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Ε | Στρώμα 1 | Δωμάτιο 4 | (2. προέκταση) | κομμάτια κοχυλίου | 23.7.76
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
Three triangular fragments of uniform scalene shape, size, and color. Lime encrustations on single surfaces of two fragments. Milky white deposits (delamination?) on one surface of one piece.
Preserved length
Shell (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0134 (Mother of Pearl Inlay).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0134>