KTH1904 (Late Roman Amphora 2, Variant Fabric) [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
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2
Description
Thick, relatively straight flaring rim.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Granular, hard fabric fired to consistent reddish-brown with frequent inclusions: Medium subangular and rounded light red to light chunks, varied smaller quartz, sand, and lime, varied tiny bits. Surface very thinly washed where not worn, largely same color as fabric though more pale in patches. Clear not same production as Standard Argolid.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 10% of rim and part of middle to upper neck. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion; moderately worn breaks; no visible encrustation but gray cloud of secondary scorching around broken lip.
Preserved height
0.0665
Estimated rim diameter
0.1
Wall thickness
0.0143
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Fabric Munsell reading
2.5YR 6/6
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1904 (Late Roman Amphora 2, Variant Fabric).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1904>