KTH0508 (Early Byzantine Regional Cooking Pot) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-57
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Vertical rim flares slightly outward, has rounded exterior face, slightly convex interior face, and somewhat sharp lip; distinct tooling below almost undercuts rim. Convex upper body. Handle is oval in section and attaches to rim.
Extant part
Handle
Extant part
Rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
NePcf. Granular fabric is inconsistently fired to grey core to reddish-brown towards surface and reddish-brown; frequent medium light angular inclusions and other tiny bits. Interior surface is brown; exterior is brown with grey patches. Light brush marks on interior and exterior.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 15% of rim, upper part of one handle, and very small part of upper body. Slight chipping and abrasion around edges; thin patches of encurstation on all surfaces.
Preserved height
0.023
Rim diameter
0.12
Wall thickness
0.0073
Has geographic origin
Northeast Peloponnese
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0508 (Early Byzantine Regional Cooking Pot).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0508>