KTH0701 (Early Byzantine Regional Cooking Pot) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-10
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Short rim angled slightly outward, tapering to lip, rounded on outer face, offset from wall by groove but interrupted by bits of clay; inner face concave forming lid seating. Flaring, convex upper body.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric is consistently fired pale red with frequent light medium angular inclusions and tiny bits. Exterior and interior surface fired consistent with fabric; light brush marks on all extant surfaces.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 15% of the rim and a small part of the upper body. Moderate abrasion and chipping along edges; thin, extensive film of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.048
Rim diameter
0.16
Wall thickness
0.004
Has geographic origin
Northeast Peloponnese
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0701 (Early Byzantine Regional 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/kth0701>