KTH0638 (Late Roman Eastern Aegean Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-38
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
JLR: intermediate form between Kenchreai RC22 (“Ikarian“) and Ephesus 56.
Comparanda
KTH0640 (but not same vessel).
Description
Cylindrical neck, convex walls. Plain, round rim rolled outward. Vertical strap handle attaches at upper neck.
Extant part
Rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric consistently fired red (10R 4/6). Fine, hard fabric has frequent golden mica and rare to uncommon, tiny to small, subangular(?), red, black, and gray particles; rare sparkling bits (quartz?). Cf. standard LRA3 fabric.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 19% of rim, upper neck, and upper one-third of handle. Moderate, extensive abrasion, erosion, and chipping; worn breaks; thin, extensive film of encrustation.
Handle width
0.025
Preserved height
0.039
Rim diameter
0.085
Estimated rim diameter
0.05
Wall thickness
0.006-0008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0638 (Late Roman Eastern Aegean Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0638>