KTH1279 (Late Roman Amphora 1) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 1
Fabric description
Exterior surfaces: pale yellowish brown; interior: yellowish orange. Pale, somewhat soft, medium coarse fabric with frequent angular and subangular, tiny to small, white, gray, and pale red rocky inclusions and rare, small to medium-sized, subrounded calcitic chunks and angular gray rocks. Consistently fired across surface.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves roughly 25% of neck, tub of one handle, and small part of shoulder. Slight to moderate, somewhat extensive, abrasion, pitting, and scoring and slight chipping around edges; somewhat worn breaks; thin, broad patches of discoloration (scorching?).
Estimated neck diameter
0.12
Preserved height
0.117
Estimated rim diameter
0.1
Wall thickness
0.011-0.015
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1279 (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/kth1279>