KTH0640 (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
JLR: intermediate form between Kenchreai RC22 (“Ikarian“) and Ephesus 56.
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
Cf. KTH638 (not same vessel).
Description
Cylindrical neck with convex walls tapering abruptly to rim. Plain, round rim, outwardly thickened to slightly hooked. Strap handle attaches at upper neck in twist.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 20% of rim, upper neck, and roughly upper one-quarter of handle. Moderate to severe, extensive abrasion and pitting; worn breaks; thin film of encrustation on all surfaces.
Handle width
0.027
Handle width
Fabric consistently fired “reddish yellow“ (5YR 5/6). Fine, hard fabric has frequent golden mica and rare to uncommon, tiny to small, subangular(?), white, black, and gray particles.
Preserved height
0.046
Estimated rim diameter
0.06
Wall thickness
0.007-0.009
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0640 (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/kth0640>