KTH0981 (Late Roman Imported Cooking Pot) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 70
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Globular body; faint ridging. Small rim thickened outward into squarish projection, slightly undercut, has convex outside face and sharp groove on upper interior lip.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Core and interior surface: reddish brown; exterior surface: grayish brown. Granular fabric with hackly break has well sorted, frequent, small to medium, subangular and angular, light (clear and white) inclusions, some embedded in surface, rare; small, tabular, black bits; and one large, angular, gray stone visible. Cf. KTH1116+1520, KTH1665.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 25% of rim and large part of body. Slight, sparse abrasion; mostly clean breaks; thin, extensive network of strands of encrustration.
Preserved height
0.051
Estimated rim diameter
0.17
Wall thickness
0.0045
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0981 (Late Roman Imported Cooking Pot).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0981>