KTH0298 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Frying Pan) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Comparanda
Ke243-P44; KTH162, KTH1852 (joining?).
Description
Frying pan. Long tubular (hollow) handle with narrowed end; irregular form but straight; spirally turned.
Extant part
Handle
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish brown but fired consistently dark gray. Hard, dense, medium coarse fabric, consistently fired, with frequent, very small to small, white and black inclusions. Seems to be Corinthian cooking fabric. Turning ridges on exterior.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves end of handle. Slight, sparse pitting and chipping; slight, extensive patches of encrustation and orange discoloration.
Diameter
0.016
Preserved length
0.071
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0298 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Frying Pan).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0298>