KTH0153 (Early Byzantine Glass Flask) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
Cf. Antonaras 2012, pp. 162, 163, nos. 230, 231 (Thessalonica, 6th-7th centuries).
Description
Thin-walled flask. Flaring, convex upper neck; rim folded inward sharply and rounded. Thin coil applied from external lip in spiral down neck.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light blue (PMS 2717C), semitranslucent. Uncommon pinprick to small, spherical bubbles.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Δ | Στρώμα 2. Δωμάτιο 3 (εσ.) | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
253
Preservation comment
Two joining fragments preserve ca. 15% of rim and upper neck. Slight, extensive iridescence and milky flaking.
Preserved height
0.016
Estimated rim diameter
0.05
Material
Glass (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0153 (Early Byzantine Glass Flask).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0153>