KTH0742 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-15
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Typological identification comment
Pieri 3
Description
Baggy body, bulging(?) in lower half. Sloping shoulder with rounded, indistinct transition from body. Wide, flat ridging at mid-body and fine, sharp, somewhat uneven ridging at shoulder under handle. Vertical, cylindrical rim demarcated below by rounded ridge like ring at base. Ring handle pulled upward almost into triangle, elliptical in section with irregular groove on one side and squared ridge on axis, attaches at shoulder just below rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Slightly gritty fabric fired brown core to orange near surface; varied, uncommon, small, subangular black, white, gray inclusions. Thin, pale brown wash brushed across surface. Judaean.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves roughly one quarter of body, including one entire handle (broken away before photograph). Slight, sparse abrasion and rare scratching; mostly clean breaks; speckling to patches of black discoloration (secondary scorching?).
Estimated diameter upper bound
0.345
Handle total height
0.077
Preserved height
0.148
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0742 (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/kth0742>