KTH1902 (Early Roman Corinthian Basin) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-23
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Small bowl-like basin. Slightly convex walls flare upward to a thick, horizontal rim with a rounded outer face and a sharp inner lip.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Pale reddish yellow, medium coarse, slightly hard fabric with a granular to hackly break; uncommon to common, poorly sorted, subangular and subrounded, irregular white (lime and quartzite), bluish gray (chert?), and red inclusions (grog?); rare, small black grains; rare to uncommon small to medium rounded and elongated voids. Interior has a markedly smoother surface. Inside walls and upper face of the rim display traces of a thin but even, dull, reddish brown slip. Early Roman Corinthian cooking fabric.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 16% of rim and part of middle to upper body. Moderate, extensive abrasion and several scratches to gouges, especially on rim; worn breaks; small patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.041
Estimated rim diameter
0.16
Rim Height
0.014
Wall thickness
0.008
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
5YR 7/6
Surface (slip) Munsell reading
2.5YR 5/4
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1902 (Early Roman Corinthian Basin).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1902>