KTH0191 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Description
Baggy body with ring handles. Fine combing at shoulder under handle; deeper grooving on extant body extending below maximum diameter of vessel.
Preservation comment
Consistently fired to reddish-brown, with frequent small to tine sandy bits, occasional large sub-angular light stones, one large white stone visible on surface; very light slip essentially same color as fabric.
Preservation comment
One large body sherd preserves much of body from belly to base of neck, including one handle. Sharp, clean breaks with slight chipping; thin, small patches of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.39
Estimated neck diameter
0.055
Preserved height
0.296
Wall thickness
0.009
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0191 (Late Roman Amphora 5).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0191>