KTH0578 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Cooking Pot) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-47
Comment
DIAM2018 (GPB)
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Comparanda
Cf. KTH1686; Hammond 2015, p. 327, no. 366, fig. 41 (Panayia Area, mid-third quarter of 7th century or early).
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 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
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0578 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Cooking Pot).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0578>