KTH0525 (Late Roman Amphora 1) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-79
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 1
Description
Tall, cylindrical neck, tapering in middle, with horizontal ridge near top at attachment of handles. Plain, rounded rim, rolled outward, uneven in form. Vertical loop handles attach at upper neck and rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish, gritty fabric has uncommon, small, subangular, reddish and grayish (sand?) inclusions; very rare, subrounded, medium, “lime“ chunks at surface; and very rare, medium to large, subangular, gray rocks. Fired slightly lighter at surface.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 45% of rim and neck to uppermost shoulder and traces of upper handle attachments. Slight, extensive abrasion and chips around breaks; worn breaks; thick specks to patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.106
Rim diameter
0.095
Wall thickness
0.009
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0525 (Late Roman Amphora 1).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0525>