KTH1808 (Late Roman Regional Cooking Pot) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-68
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Description
Deep(?) globular body. Thick, horizontal rim has rounded outer face, flat upper face, and slightly concave inner face. Elliptical strap handle attaches at rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Interior fabric: 2.5YR 5/8 (red); surfaces: 7.5YR 6/2 (pinkish gray) to 7.5YR 6/3 (light brown). Granular fabric has frequent small to medium, subrounded to subangular, light, gray, and red inclusions, a few rocky, and large “lime“ chunks at surface.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
One large sherd preserves 18-20% of rim, upper body, and stub of one handle. Slight to moderate, somewhat sparse abrasion, pitting, and chipping; worn breaks; infrequent specks to small patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.032
Estimated rim diameter
0.185
Wall thickness
0.004
Has geographic origin
Northeast Peloponnese
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1808 (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/kth1808>