KTH0460 (Late Roman Regional Basin) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-86
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
Hammond 2015, pp. 220, 337, 408-409, 556, no. 454, fig. 49 (“type 2“; Panayia Area, Corinth, dated “probably first half of the 6th century“).
Description
Shallow basin. Vertical(?) upper body. Rim folded inward, slightly flattened, and crease inside smoothed over; rounded top and interior, exterior tooled to create slight groove just under lip. Neck on outside has slight angular indentation but flares out to carination marked by flange projecting upward; opposite on inside it slight ridge.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Granular fabric has frequent, very small to small, subangular to subrounded, white and black inclusions. Grey core and red/pink (7.5YR 7/4) toward surface. Interior surface is light reddish-brown with slight brush marks and exterior is pale brown.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 10% of rim and small part of upper body. Moderate, extensive abrasion and chipping around all edges; scattered specks and patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.047
Estimated rim diameter
0.305
Wall thickness
0.007
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0460 (Late Roman Regional Basin).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0460>