KTH0926 (Crétoise 2 Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Crétoise 2 Amphora
Typological identification comment
AC2a (from Heraklion?)
High arcing, pseudo-bifid handle.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine to medium fine, medium hard, reddish orange fabric, faintly micaceous, with a granular break and rough surface showing scattered, small fissures, that contains uncommon, small to medium, poorly sorted, most subrounded spherical but few subangular and few tabular, white and black inclusions, less commonly gray, and red bits.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves upper part of handle. Slight, extensize abrasion; worn breaks; wide, thin patches of encrustation.
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0926 (Crétoise 2 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0926>