KTH0309 (Glass Stemmed Cup) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Stemmed cup made from three gathers. Conical but undulating (bell-shaped?) foot tooled up into oblate spherical, solid bulb or bead, attached to solid disc on top which is pushed up to attach to lower cup. Cup flares upward and then widely outward. Traces of pontil wad and scar at top of base.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light yellowish green (PMS 586C/587C), translucent. Frequent pinprick to small, spherical bubbles.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Γ | Στρώμα 2 (2. προέκταση) | Ορθογ. λάκκος ΙΙ | κομμάτια γυαλίου
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Preservation comment
One fragment preserves large part of foot, entire stem, and small part of lower body. Slight, sparse dulling and iridescence; slight feather cracking around edges and slight, extensive pitting.
Base Diameter
Preserved height
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0309 (Glass Stemmed Cup).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0309>