KTH0145a, b (Glass Stemmed Cup and Window Pane) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Fr. a: Stemmed cup made from three gathers. Domed, undulating (bell-shaped?) foot pressed up into solid, oblate spherical bulb or knop made from second gather, which was pressed up into somewhat conical lower body made from third gather. Pontil wad and scar in top of foot (0.010 m Diam). p.H. 0.023, Diam. top stem 0.010 m.
Fr. b: Window glass. Flat to slightly turned up on one end. Striations on one side from production. max. p.dim. 0.042, Th. 0.002 m.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fr. a: Light green colorless (PMS 7492C), translucent. Many pinprick bubbles.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fr. b: Light green glass (PMS 358C), semitransparent. Numerous small, spherical and rare elongated bubbles aligned diagonally.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Γ | Στρώμα 2 (2. Δ προέκταση Ορθογ. λάκκος ΙΙ) | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
One fragment (a) preserves stem, upperbase and roughly one third of cup. Slight, sparse iridescence, pitting, and encrustation. Second, unrelated fragment (b): slight patches of abrasion.
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0145a, b (Glass Stemmed Cup and Window Pane).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0145>