KTH0575 (Samos Cistern Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-47
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Samos Cistern Amphora
Description
Solid spike toe tapers downward to flat bottom, marked by widening into panel at base. Spirally turned. Wide to cylindrical lower body.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric, firing, and surface treatment typical for form.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves entire toe and small part of lower wall. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and a few large chips; thick patches of encrustation around lower part; gray discoloration on exterior appears to be scorched concretion.
Maximum diameter
0.041
Minimum diameter
0.029
Preserved height
0.072
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0575 (Samos Cistern Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0575>