KTH1384 (Samos Cistern Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
Object description in preparation.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Samos Cistern Amphora
Description
Cylindrical neck flares slightly up to plain, outwardly thickened rim with rounded lip. Handle attached at lower rim descends in arc to shoulder; oval to rectangular in section with wide groove on outer face.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric and surface largely obscured by concretion. Red, slightly coarse, hard fabric has frequent golden mica, infrequent white particles, and varied tiny red and gray bits.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 28% of rim, upper neck, and upper attachment of one handle. Slight, sparse abrasion; worn breaks; thick coat of encrustation covers almost entire surface.
Preserved height
0.049
Estimated rim diameter
0.12
Wall thickness
0.011
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1384 (Samos Cistern Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1384>