KTH0832 (Beirut 8 Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-08
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Beirut 8 Amphora
Typological identification comment
Reynolds [2000] Beirut 8.1: mid-5th-mid-6th cs.
Description
Simple, flat to slightly concave base; slight band around base to slightly flaring lower wall.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Brownish red fabric with frequent “sandy” inclusions. Surface plain, lighter in patches near base.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves roughly one quarter of base and lower body. Slight erosion of fabric; slight, somewhat extensive abrasion on all surfaces and chipping along edges; slight, extensive film of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.055
Preserved height
0.047
Wall thickness
0.0062
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
2.5YR 6/8
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0832 (Beirut 8 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0832>