KTH1376 (Early Medieval Northern Adriatic Cooking Pot with incised decoration) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Globular body. Flaring rim with squared off lip, slightly grooved in places. Distinct ridging on interior up to base of neck. Thin slip shows light brush marks on upper surfaces. Simple wavy line incised around vessel just above mid-body.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
“Ceramica grezza.“ Hard, coarse fabric with frequent medium, mostly dark with some light, angular inclusions, many rounded voids, some surface. Grey core; towards surface turns very pale brown, with very thin wash slightly darker than fabric beneath.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds (1376+1398) preserve ca. 30% of mid-body up to rim. Slight, sparse abrasion; mostly clean breaks; thin, scattered patches of encrustation especially on exterior under rim.
Estimated body diameter
0.25
Preserved height
0.062
Estimated rim diameter
0.17
Wall thickness
0.004
Has geographic origin
Italy
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
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KTH1398 (Early Medieval Northern Adriatic Cooking Pot with incised decoration)

Suggested citation
“KTH1376 (Early Medieval Northern Adriatic Cooking Pot with incised decoration).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1376>