KTH0985 (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
Baggy body. Sloping shoulder with rounded, indistinct transition from body. Fine, sharp ridging on shoulder. Ring handle, oval in section with single groove on axis, attaches to shoulder well below rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Somewhat soft, reddish brown to orange, sandy fabric with various small, rounded to subrounded bits (black, red, gray) and lime chunks. Surface smoothed. Northern Palestinian: Caesarea.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 12% of upper body and lower shoulder with one entire handle. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and much chipping around edges; somewhat worn breaks; extensive encrustation over all surfaces. Spots of green mold from recent storage on handle.
Estimated diameter upper bound
0.265
Handle total height
0.056
Preserved height
0.068
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0985 (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/kth0985>