KTH0669 (Middle Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 53
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Comment
Same vessel as KTH2714? Note similar fabric and surface.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Middle Roman Amphora 5
Description
Heavy, bowed handle, round in section, has six ridges on outer surface.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 10R 5/8, red. Slightly darker core; fired dark gray on surfaces (around 10R 4/1, dark reddish gray). Coarse fabric with uncommon small to medium-sized, subangular to subrounded, black, gray and white inclusions, few larger white (“lime“); occasional voids (spalling).
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves roughly on quarter of handle. Slight, extensive abrasion on all surfaces and chipping around edges; thin, extensive film of encrustation on all surfaces.
Handle width
0.046
Maximum preserved dimension
0.084
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0669 (Middle Roman Amphora 5).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0669>