KTH0810 (Laconian Rooftile) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-33
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Rooftile
Description
Low arching, thin tile. Lateral margin is beveled and thickened upward.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Buff. Dense, soft, slightly coarse fabric, gritty, with infrequent, small to medium-sized, subangular, black, white, and gray inclusions and rare larger lime chunks, a few exploding at the surface. Cf. KTH2263, KTH2370, KTH2461. Somewhat thick, dull, even slip lighter color than fabric painted on all surfaces.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves small part of tile with one finished edge. Slight, sparse abrasion; scattered specks of encrustation.
Edge thickness
0.015
Preserved length
0.056
Preserved width
0.066
Wall thickness
0.011
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0810 (Laconian Rooftile).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0810>