KTH0189 (Conical Loom Weight) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Loom Weight
Description
Piriform and slightly narrow; small concave base (Diam. 0.025-0.028 m); rounded(?) apex pierced from side.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Pale buff (2.5Y 8/6, yellow). Coarse, somewhat hard fabric with frequent varied, small to large subrounded to angular inclusions, brown, gray, and red rocks, black flecks (carbon?), and bits of burned straw. Unslipped.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves most of object but missing apex. Slight, extensive abrasion.
Preserved height
0.081
Thickness
0.056
Width
0.064
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0189 (Conical Loom Weight).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0189>