KTH1416 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Jug) [permalink] [show more links]
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
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 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.
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
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1416 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Jug).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1416>