KTH0865 (Late Roman Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-20
Comment
DIAM2018
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
Sim. Slane and Sanders 2005, pp. 253, 254, no. 1-19, fig. 3 (Assemblage 1 dated early 5th century); Hammond 2015, p. 308, no. 209, fig. 20 (late 4th century?).
Description
Concave neck flares upward. Triangular rim has exterior ridge, pointed vertical lip, and concave inner face. Thick handle attaches directly under rim.
Fabric description
7.5YR 5/2 (brown). Granular fabric has frequent small, subangular, light inclusions and various other tiny bits, some sparkling, including black; several voids. All surfaces fired light brown with light brush marks.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 20% of rim, upper neck, and stub of one handle. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping; worn breaks; specks of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.062
Estimated rim diameter
0.09
Wall thickness
0.007
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0865 (Late Roman Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0865>