KTH0578 (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-47
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Globular body. Everted, slightly thickened rim has rounded lip; sharp transition from rim to wall marked by groove. Oval handle attaches to rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric core: 2.5YR 4/6 (red); exterior surface: grayish reddish brown. Granular fabric has frequent, small to medium, angular, light inclusions including chunks of “lime“ and red bits, some embedded in surface; hackly fracture. Consistently fired.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 20% of rim, body, and one intact handle. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping; clean breaks; sparse specks to small patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.081
Rim diameter
0.16
Has geographic origin
Northeast Peloponnese
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0578 (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/kth0578>