KTH0974 (Early Roman Corinthian Slipped Bowl or Cup) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-54
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Regional Sigillata
Comparanda
KTH2468 (similar shape but different material, later).
Description
Small bowl or cup. Low, narrow ring foot, rounded on resting surface, thickened and banded on exterior face and steeply sloping on interior face. Wide flaring lower wall; thin floor.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Hard, very fine, pale buff fabric with very few inclusions (rare, tiny white bits) and no voids. Thin, even, matte, reddish brown slip on interior only but severely flaking; underside plain. Cf. Early Roman Corinthian lamp fabric.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 18% of base and small part of lower wall. Slight, somewhat sparse abrasion and scoring; worn breaks; thin, extensive patches to film of encrustation on all surfaces.
Estimated base diameter
0.06
Preserved height
0.019
Wall thickness
0.005
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0974 (Early Roman Corinthian Slipped Bowl or Cup).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0974>