KTH1163 (Late Roman Amphora 4) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-49
Comment
JLR 12-2020: bothersome piece, looks like early LRA4 toe but finishing on bottom points to jug
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 4
Description
Flat to slightly concave base is distinctly formed from lower wall by deep tooling, though with some excess clay filling groove. Light rounded ridging above base turns to deeper combing that is oriented towards top of vessel.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish fabric with rounded quartz and lime chunks, some exploding on surface. Surface partially fired to buff.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves large part of base and lower wall. Slight chipping and abrasion around edges but otherwise clean breaks; slight, extensive film of encrustation over all surfaces.
Base Diameter
0.045
Preserved height
0.039
Wall thickness
0.007
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1163 (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/kth1163>