KTH0265a-e (Iron Nails) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Mortar/Plaster (Material)
Typological identification
Fr. a: thin shank, square in section; circular, mostly flat head. p.L. 0.123, Diam. head 0.025 m
Fr. b: shank square in section; polygonal head, mostly coated in mortar and encrustation. p.L. 0.069, max. W. head 0.021 m
Fr. c: heavy nail with thick shank, square in section; head rectangular to circular, slightly raised. p.L. 0.057, max. W. head 0.024 m.
Fr. d: thick rectangular to circular head, domed. max. W. head 0.026 m.
Fr. e: head of long nail like fr. a; polygonal(?), flat head. max. W. head 0.021 m.
Label or tag text
1β | 7.21.76 | σείδηροι ἧλοι
Preservation comment
12 fragments of heads and shanks preserve parts of five nails (a-l); 31 fragments of shanks from same or similar nails; 43 small fragments and flakes from similar objects. Heavy corrosion and splitting; traces of mortar throughout.
Iron (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0265a-e (Iron Nails).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0265>