KTH1756 (Late Roman Regional Cooking Pot) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 32, bag 2
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Convex body: globular? Thickened, everted rim has somewhat angular outer face (not fully triangular) and concave interior-upper face; small ridge delimit lower margin of rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Brownish red fabric consistently fired but slightly darker at surface; area of rim blackened during firing. Medium hard, medium coarse fabric with granular break has frequent, small to medium, angular, gray, light, and clear particles (quartz) and uncommon, small to medium, subangular lime; other tiny bits. Horizontal brushstrokes from wet-smoothing.
Preservation comment
0.039
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 11% of rim and part of upper body. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; worn edges; thin patch of encrustation on upper body under rim.
Estimated rim diameter
0.21
Wall thickness
0.0035-0.005
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1756 (Late Roman Regional Cooking Pot).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1756>