KTH1152 (Late Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-06
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Comment
Same vessel as KTH1094. Non-joining sherd.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Description
Shoulder tapers in even slope from wide body; distinct transition to neck marked by broad groove. Short, cylindrical but convex rim tapers to thin, rounded lip. Inward curve of neck is distinctive. Small ring handles, oval to rectangular in section, attach at shoulder. Fine ridges under handles up shoulder to articulation with rim. Excess clay on exterior rim.
Extant part
rim, neck, handle
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Slightly granular reddish fabric with occasional, medium ”lime” and smaller, darker, rounded inclusion, with other varied tiny bits, many sandy. Thin distinctly lighter wash, plain in patches.
Preservation comment
Single large sherd preserving part of rim, one handle, large part of upper wall.
Handle width
0.043
Neck Height
0.033
Preserved height
0.139
Estimated rim diameter
0.105
Rim Percent Preserved
25
Wall thickness
0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1152 (Late Roman Amphora 5).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1152>