KTH0191 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Description
Vertical, cylindrical rim barely extant, marked below by slight indentation. Rounded but distinct sloping shoulder. Baggy body. Fine, sharp ridging on shoulder; wide, flat ridging over most of body from just above midpoint down below maximum diameter. Ring handles pulled upward, oval in section but with uneven angular segments, attach to shoulder well below neck.
Preservation comment
Consistently fired to reddish brown, with frequent, small to tiny sandy bits, occasional large subangular light stones, one large “lime‘ chunks visible on surface; very light slip essentially same color as fabric. Judaean.
Preservation comment
One large body sherd preserves roughly 30% of body from belly to base of neck, including one handle. Sharp, clean breaks with slight chipping and gouging; mostly clean breaks; 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, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0191>