KTH0289a+b/c (Late Antique Glass Flask with Coil Appliqué) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
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Globular flask. Plain, rounded resting surface and concave (domed?) base. Thin-walled, globular body. Slightly flaring neck to rim rounded and rolled inward. Thick coil applied to outside of lip and thin coil applied to upper neck spiralling up from below. Faint blowing spirals diagonally upward.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Greenish blue colorless (PMS 621C). Transparent. Very rare pinprick bubbles but otherwise excellent material.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Α | Στρώμα 2 | 18 κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
Six joining fragments (a+b) preserve ca. 75% of rim and small part of upper neck; one nonjoining from in same material (c) preserves less than one quarter of base; three fragments in same material preserve small part of body. Slight, extensive dulling and irridescence; moderate, extensive pitting on base and body fragments.
Estimated base diameter
Estimated rim diameter
Other Dimensions
Fr. a+b: p.H. 0.024
Other Dimensions
Fr. c: p.H. 0.005
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0289a+b/c (Late Antique Glass Flask with Coil Appliqué).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0289>