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Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Nail
Description
Fr. a: Missing perhaps small part near tip. Round head, shank square in section. p.L. 0.064, Diam. head 0.025 m.
Description
Fr. b: Broken near tip. Head square with rounded top and corners, shank square in section. Traces of mortar. p.L. 0.056, W. head 0.019 m.
Description
Fr. c: Shank broken longitudinally and near tip. Head square with rounded top and corners, shank square in section. Traces of mortar. p.L. 0.056, max. W. head 0.028 m.
Description
Fr. d: Small nail broken near tip. Head square with rounded top and corners, shank sharply tapering and square in section. Traces of mortar. p.L. 0.039, max. W.head 0.019 m.
Description
Fr. e: Parts of head and shank broken away. Head square with rounded corners, shank square in section. Traces of mortar. p.L. 0.047, max. Dim.head 0.024 m.
Description
Fr. f: Nail shank square in section, rusted onto mortar. p.L. 0.062.
Description
Fr. g: Nail shank square in section, bent into curve, rusted onto mortar. p.L 0.055 m.
Description
Fr. h: Short nail, thin shank tapering to pentagonal head slightly raised in middle. Traces of mortar. p.L. 0.044, max. W. head 0.021 m.
Description
Fr. i: Short(?) nail, shank square in section up to rectangular head, somewhat flat. p.L. 0.035, max. W. head 0.023 m.
Description
Fr. j: Nail with shank square in section and square head slightly raised in middle. p.L. 0.020, max.W. head 0.021 m.
Description
Fr. k: Short nail with large head: thin shank with wide, rectangular raised in middle. p.L. 0.035, max.W. 0.033 m.
Description
Fr. l: small nail, thin shank and flat head of uncertain shape. p.L. 0.031, p.W. 0.013 m.
Description
Fr. m: Nail, split, with shank square in section and lower part of head. p.L. 0.033, p.W. head 0.015 m.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Ε | στρώμα 2 | δωμάτιο 6 (εσ.) | 3 προέκταση | Καρφιά | 4.9.76
Preservation comment
13 nails (a-m) of various shapes, heavily corroded and slight to moderate splitting, many with moderate to thick encrustation; 20 more fragments of heads and 19 more of shanks from similar objects (MNI 8); and 28 small amorphous fragments and flakes. Many with traces or chunks of mortar adhering especially around base of head.
Material
Iron (Material)
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0194a-m (Iron Nails).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0194>