KTH0805 (Late Roman Amphora 14) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-33
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 14
Description
Narrow, cylindrical body up to gentle rounded shoulder. Short, narrow neck thickened at midpoint into ridge; slightly flaring, thickened rim. Vertical loop handle, angled at outside apex, attaches at shoulder and ridge on neck.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish yellow to pink fired to yellow-pale orange on exterior. Fabric is fine with very rare, small, subrounded, white inclusions, tiny black and red inclusions, and rare mica. Thin but even wash same color as clay. Brushmarks on all surfaces from wet-smoothing.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves ca. 15-18% neck without lip, upper shoulder, and one handle. Good condition; clean breaks; scattered specks to small patches of encrustation.
Estimated neck diameter
0.05
Preserved height
0.082
Wall thickness
0.004-0.005
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0805 (Late Roman Amphora 14).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0805>