KTH1177 (Late Roman Amphora 1) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
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http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-49
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 1
Description
Single sherd preserving 3/5 of rim, part of neck to body, and start of one handle. Fabric fired to consistent brownish red, with frequent tiny dark bits and some large rounded stones. Surface has very light self slip that is very slightly darker in patches than fabric. Some marine encrustation.
Description
Tall, cylindrical neck, tapering in middle, with uneven ridge near top at attachment of handles. Plain, rounded rim, rolled outward, uneven in form. Vertical loop handles, oval in section, attach at upper neck and rim and at shoulder.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric fired to consistent brownish red, with frequent tiny dark bits and some large rounded stones. Surface has very light self slip that is very slightly darker in patches than fabric.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 60% of rim, ca. 45% of neck to shoulder, and upper one-third of one handle. Slight, extensive abrasion and large chips from rim; worn breaks; patches of vermetid casings under handle (marine deposition?).
Handle width
0.042
Preserved height
0.113
Estimated rim diameter
0.115
Wall thickness
0.013
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1177 (Late Roman Amphora 1).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1177>