KTH0957 (Roman Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-54
Comment
JLR: SFSH suggested that this was in imitation of Rhodian amphoras
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Unclassified Amphora
Description
Heavy, solid amphora toe. Tapers slightly in middle; terminates in flat bottom. Very slightly thickened towards end but no distinct marking of toe from lowest wall. Faint turning marks.
Extant part
toe
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light red fabric, slightly granular with small dark red, rounded inclusions and other mostly dark, tiny bits.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves entire toe up to attachment to lower wall. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and large chips; worn break. Thick, extensive patch of encrustation mostly on one side.
Maximum diameter
0.052
Preserved height
0.084
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0957 (Roman Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0957>