KTH1052 (Late Roman Amphora 4) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-44
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 4
Description
Traces of pitches on wall around upper handle: fingerprints?
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric, firing, and surface standard for type but notably more pale, very rare, medium, angular chunks of lime at surface, and variable firing to light red on exterior.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves one entire handle and large part of shoulder. Slight, extensive abrasion and very rare scratching and chipping; worn breaks; rare specks of encrustation. Greenish to grayish discoloration in band along one side from secondary scorching.
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1052 (Late Roman Amphora 4).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1052>