KTH0977 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 70
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Typological identification comment
Pieri 3.
Description
Short, vertical to slightly tapering, cylindrical rim with distinct bulge in middle; demarcard below b y sharp groove; rounded lip thickens outward. Upper shoulder is rounded, descends steeply. Fine, sharp ridging on upper shoulder.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Coarse, reddish orange fabric with frequent sandy inclusions, including small lime chunks. Northern Palestinian: Caesarea.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 20% of rim and small part of upper shoulder. Very slight, sparse abrasion and minor chipping; mostly clean breaks; extensive white (calcareous) film.
Estimated diameter upper bound
0.157
Preserved height
0.051
Estimated rim diameter
0.095
Rim Height
0.03
Wall thickness
0.005
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0977 (Late Roman Amphora 5).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0977>