KTH0718 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-50
Comment
Object description in preparation.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Typological identification comment
Pieri 3.
Description
Short, vertical to slightly tapering, cylindrical rim that bulges slightly in middle; plain, rounded to slightly pointed lip. Upper shoulder descends from neck in steep, even slope. Large blobs of excess clay on face of rim and shoulder.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Grtty orange fabric containing mixed sand, small lime chunks. Northern Palestinian: Caesarea.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 20% of rim and small part of shoulder. Slight, extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; somewhat worn breaks; thin film of white discoloration (calcareous).
Estimated diameter upper bound
0.155
Preserved height
0.058
Estimated rim diameter
0.01
Rim Height
0.033
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0718 (Late 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/kth0718>