KTH0147 (Late Antique Glass Amphoriskos) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
Cf. Antonaras 2009, pp. 74, 161, 495, 541, nos. 130, 132, pl. 5 (Thessalonica, 5th-7th centuries)
Amphoriskos. Solid, truncoconical base with flat bottom; narrow, steeply flaring body. Distinct blowing spirals. Excess glass (remnants of pontil wad?) around bottom.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Greenish blue (PMS 573C), semitranslucent to semiopaque. Rare to uncommon pinprick, small, and medium, spherical bubbles.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Ε | Δωμάτιο 7 (Εσωτερικό) | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves enter base and small part of small part of lower body. Slight, frequent iridescence, flaking; slight, moderate pitting; slight feather cracking around edges.
Base Diameter
Preserved height
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0147 (Late Antique Glass Amphoriskos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0147>