KTH0150 (Glass Crucible?) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Glass (Artifact Category)
Description
Fragment of brick-like terracotta with one slightly concave surface coated with thin layer of glass (Th. 0.0045 m). Remains of glass crucible? tubular channels? Cf. KTH108a-e, KTH110a-c, KTH128, KTH212, KTH2116.
Fabric description
Brittle, light buff fabric with rare to uncommon, small to medium-sized, white, red, and gray inclusions. Thin layer of shiny, brownish black glass. Pinprick to small bubble holes burst on surface (rapidly cooled).
Preservation comment
One small, roughly trapezoidal fragment. Slight, sparse abrasion; scattered traces of encrustation.
Preserved length
0.043
Preserved width
0.023
Thickness
0.0225
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Material
Glass (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0150 (Glass Crucible?).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0150>