KTH0138a+b/c (Glass Large Globular Flask) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
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Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Large globular flask. Thick-walled, cylindrical neck bulging slightly in middle but tapering toward rim and body. Shoulder fragments flare out to wide globular to oblate body. Plain, rounded resting surface with slightly concave bottom. Blowing spirals. Cf. KTH301.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light to medium blue (PMS 628C-630C), semiopaque to semitransparent. Many small, medium and large bubbles, many elongated and aligned vertically to diagonally. Blowing spirals.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Ε | Χώρος α | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
202
Preservation comment
Two joining (a+b) and one nonjoining (c) fragments preserve large part of neck; another 214 small to large fragments of neck, body, and base from same vessel. Slight to moderate, extensive dulling, iridescence, and milky flaking; patches of encrustation. Greenish brown speckled staining on interior of neck.
Estimated base diameter
0.12
Estimated body diameter
0.25
Height
0.25
Estimated neck diameter
0.053
Material
Glass (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0138a+b/c (Glass Large Globular Flask).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0138>