KTH0929 (Early-Middle Roman Athenian Table Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-62
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
JLR: cf. Agora V J50, table amphora imitation of Knossos 18=Dressel 24 similis, 2AD?
Description
Short, flaring, cupped rim; flat lip slopes inward to rounded inner edge. One sharp and one squared ridge on upper neck. Overall the execution is very fine.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Nearly fine, red fabric with uncommon, medium to large, subrounded, spherical, red inclusions, occasional tiny, light and black bits, and very rare, angular, spherical and laminar lime; infrequent small voids. Surface lighter and browner than interior.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 16% of rim and small part of upper neck. Very slight, sparse abrasion and patches of pitting near worn edge; thick but sparse patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.045
Estimated rim diameter
0.12
Wall thickness
0.004
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0929 (Early-Middle Roman Athenian Table Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0929>