KTH1280 (Spatheion?) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-63-bag
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Spatheion
Typological identification comment
Spatheion 1C=Bonifay [2004] Type 31 (early-mid-5th century)
Comparanda
Arthur 1992 (Otranto II), pp. 205, 206, no. 816, fig. 7:2
Description
Cylindrical neck flares slightly upward. Thick, everted rim has sloping outer face that is sharply undercut; triangular in section.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Tunisian: hard, reddish orange (2.5YR 6/6) fabric has uncommon, small, subrounded, calcerous and quartz inclusions; thin, off-white skin from use of saltwater in production.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 14% of rim and small part of upper neck. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and moderate chipping and gouging; worn breaks.
Preserved height
0.054
Estimated rim diameter
0.105
Wall thickness
0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1280 (Spatheion?).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1280>