KTH0660 (Late Roman Imported Cooking Pot) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 53
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Globular(?) body. Small, everted rim forming a blocky projection has convex outside face and deep, wide groove on upper face. Surface shows linear marks on body and brushstrokes on handle from wet-smoothing.
Preservation comment
One substantial fragment preserves 11% of rim, upper part of one handle, and small part of upper body. Sparse, slight abrasion and chipping mostly around edges; clean breaks; thin but extensive film of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.034
Estimated rim diameter
0.18
Wall thickness
0.006
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
10R 5/8
Fabric Munsell reading
Core: brownish red. Surface (thin) fired consistently orangish brown. Somewhat fine, hard fabric with granular to hackly break has frequent, medium to large, subrounded and subangular, light (translucent and white: quartzitic) inclusions, well sorted and some at surface; uncommon, small and medium, subrounded and tabular, red particles (iron oxide?); and common, varied small to tiny bits (mostly white but also gray and black).
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0660 (Late Roman Imported 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/kth0660>