KTH0768 (Samos Cistern Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-61
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Samos Cistern Amphora
Description
Solid spike toe tapers downward to flat bottom, marked by widening into panel at base. Small irregular dimple underneath. Light spiral turning. Wide to cylindrical lower body.
Extant part
Toe
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Consistently fired to reddish brown; very frequent small golden micaceous flakes, many on surface, and occasional light, small lime bits.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves entire toe and large part of lower body. Slight abrasive scratches and scattered patches of encrustation and slightly worn breaks, but otherwise in good condition.
Base Diameter
0.026
Body diameter preserved
0.123
Preserved height
0.141
Wall thickness
0.006
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0768 (Samos Cistern Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0768>