KTH0454 (Beirut 8 Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 5
Comment
Joins to KTH2368
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Beirut 8 Amphora
Description
Cylindrical base has concave to somewhat domed underside. Truncoconical body flares gradually upward. Shallow ridging up body.
Fabric description
Granular reddish fabric with thin gray core where thickening towards base, consistently fired in extant wall above. Inclusions are predominantly light mostly tiny and light, some rounded light small, occasional dark small. Thin matte slip on surface is more pale and brown than fabric.
Preservation comment
Two large joining sherds (KTH0454+KTH2368) preserve entire base and lower body. Slight chipping around edges but clean breaks; thin, sparse film of encrustation.
Estimated base diameter
0.053
Preserved height
0.265
Wall thickness
0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0454 (Beirut 8 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0454>