KTH1736 (Dressel 5 Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
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Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Dressel 5 Amphora
Typological identification comment
Knossos Type 19 “Sub-Koan“
Comparanda
Hayes 1983, pp. 149, 150, 162, esp. no. A51, fig. 23 (Villa Dionysos, Knossos).
Extant part
Rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Consistently fired to “reddish yellow“ (5YR 6/6) but a tinge of orange. Medium hard, granular fabric has uncommon medium to large, subrounded “lime“, some elongated; frequent small to medium, subrounded to subangular, black and red particles; numerous tiny rounded (sand); and uncommon mica; frequent small to medium voids. Unslipped surface is well smoothed.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 21% of rim and middle to upper neck. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and chipping along lower edge; worn breaks.
Preserved height
0.084
Estimated rim diameter
0.08
Wall thickness
0.004-0.006
Wall thickness
0.006
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1736 (Dressel 5 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1736>