KTH0301a, b (Large Globular Glass Flask and Small Bottle[?]) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Tag mostly illegible: “177“(?)
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Fr. a: Plain, rounded resting surface with slightly concave bottom. Globular, slightly oblate body. Truncoconical neck tapering upward; flaring at lower rim. Faint blowing spirals. Cf. KTH138. p.H. neck 0.094, Diam. neck bottom/top 0.034-0.072, est. total H. 0.26, est. Diam. base 0.10 m.
Fr. b: Small bottle? Plain, rounded resting surface and concave base. max. p.dim. 0.027 m.
Fabric description
Fr. a: Light bluish green (PMS 559C), semitransparent. Numerous pinprick and uncommon small, spherical and elongated bubbles, some aligned diagonally.
Fabric description
Fr. b: Light greenish blue to light green (PMS 331C), transparent.
Preservation comment
Fr. a: Four joining fragments preserve over one half of neck from bottom of rim over onto upper shoulder; 78 fragments preserve roughly one quarter of body; 55 fragments preserve roughly one quarter of base. Slight, sparse dulling and very rare iridescence; slight feather cracking and chipping around edges; scattered specks of encrustation. Greenish brown staining from pooling moisture(?) around neck.
Preservation comment
Fr. b: Seven nonjoining fragments in similar material preserve small parts of base and walls. Slight, sparse iridescence.
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0301a, b (Large Globular Glass Flask and Small Bottle[?]).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0301>