KTH1096 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-22
Comment
Object description in preparation.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Typological identification comment
Pieri 2A
Description
Vertical to slightly flaring, cylindrical rim with slight bulge in middle; demarcated below by small rounded ridge like a ring; slightly rounded to triangular lip. Upper shoulder descends from neck in even slope; fine, sharp ridging.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Hard, orange fabric with common, small, rounded to subrounded, sandy inclusions (quartz, red and black) and small lime chunks; smoothed surface (cf. KTH2525). Northern Palestinian: Caesarea.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 22% of rim and upper shoulder. Slight, extensive abrasion and minor chipping around edges; moderately worn breaks; extensive white (calcareous) film.
Estimated diameter upper bound
0.14
Preserved height
0.057
Estimated rim diameter
0.1
Rim Height
0.039
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1096 (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/kth1096>