KTH1416 (Early Byzantine Regional Jug) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 07
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
KTH0151, KTH1702, KTH1993
Description
Small long-necked jug. Tall, tapering spout has narrow mouth and flat lip. Rounded or oval-globular middle to upper body. Single rounded handle with two low ridges from shoulder to under top of spout. Six lines of light wavy combing between two grooves on shoulder. Same as KTH0151 and KTH1702.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 2.5YR 6/8. Slip: 2.5YR 6/6-5YR 7/4. Slightly coarse, light red fabric has uncommon, tiny, angular and subangular inclusions, mostly light. Much of exterior plain, one side has thin matte slip over all of mouth down to extant portion of body. Southern Argolid fabric.
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve neck, both ends of single handle, and shoulder to middle of rounded body. Slight abrasion around edges but otherwise clean breaks; scattered specks and strips of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.135
Neck Height
0.073
Preserved height
0.134
Rim diameter
0.016
Has geographic origin
Northeast Peloponnese
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1416 (Early Byzantine Regional Jug).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1416>