KTH1779 (Late Roman Amphora 2) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-02
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2
Description
Gritty non-southern Argolid LRA2 fabric. Reddish brown; surface consistently fired slightly more brown. Coarse, very gritty, hard; granular break and rough surface. Dense, well sorted, small, white (lime), offwhite, gray, rarely black inclusions but very few spalling; uncommon small flakes of golden mica. Cf. KTH1397.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 15% of rim and uppermost neck. Moderate, extensive abrasion and scratching; worn breaks; cloud of dark discoloration from secondary scorching?
Preserved height
0.049
Estimated rim diameter
0.1
Rim Height
0.0324
Wall thickness
0.0084
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1779 (Late Roman Amphora 2).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1779>