KTH1291 (Early Roman Eastern Thin-Walled-Ware Mug) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-90
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Convex upper body. Wide flaring rim with thickened, rounded lip; small, flat, raised band at articulation of shoulder and neck (“collarino“). Strap handle with rounded sides, not sliced, attaches against upper rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Somewhat, hard fabric, pale red at core and interior but fired brownish red on exterior, has slightly granular break; rare, small to medium, poorly sorted, subrounded, white (calcareous) chunks, some exploding at surface; rare, small, subangular, dark gray to black stoney particles; and rare tiny black and white bits.
Preservation comment
One small sherd preserves ca. 5-8% of rim and neck and upper part of handle. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks; scattered specks of encrustation.
Handle width
0.016
Preserved height
0.017
Estimated rim diameter
0.09
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1291 (Early Roman Eastern Thin-Walled-Ware Mug).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1291>