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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
KTH108a-e, KTH110a-c, KTH128, KTH150, KTH2116.
Description
One fragment of brick-like terracotta with one narrowly concave surface covered with a thin layer of glass (Th 0.0037 m). Glass crucible? tubular channel?
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Brittle, light buff fabric with rare to uncommon, small, subrounded, white and red and few gray inclusions. Glass, shiny and uneven with many small holes from burst bubbles (rapidly cooled), ranges in colors from orange-brown (PMS 7552C) to black.
Label or tag text
1976 tag illegible.
Preservation comment
One small, irregular fragment roughly triangular in section. Glass shows craquelure. Slight, sparse abrasion; thick, extensive encrustation especially on glass.
Preserved length
0.05
Preserved width
0.02
Thickness
0.0227
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Material
Glass (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0212 (Glass Crucible?).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0212>