KTH0270 (Ancient Mortar with Embedded Metal) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
Previously identified as KTH0193t but re-assigned as KTH0270 when a segment of moldy modern rope was de-acessioned.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Nail
Description
Amorphous chunk of mortar containing some ash (scorched?), with fragments of bronze pin and long, thick iron spike incorporated.
Preservation comment
Moderate to severe erosion, abrasion and flaking; rusting. Black discoloration on surface, an ashy coating: secondary scorching?
Preserved length
0.068
Preserved thickness
0.047
Preserved width
0.051
Material
Bronze (Material)
Material
Iron (Material)
Material
Mortar/Plaster (Material)
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0270 (Ancient Mortar with Embedded Metal).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0270>