KTH1922 (Late Roman Amphora 2) [permalink] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 26
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Micaceous variant of standard LRA2 Southern Argolid fabric, with typical firing and surface treatment: orangish red fabric fired pale yellowish brown with streaks of pink at surface; uncommon, poorly sorted, small, lime inclusions, few spalling; one large, angular, yellowish gray (lime?) stone exploding through surface; thin wash is mostly well smoothed on exterior rim, but area of vertically scraped clay at turn to lip.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 33% of rim and small part of uppermost rim. Slight, sparse abrasion with minor scratching and pitting around lip; worn breaks; little or no encrustation.
Preserved height
Estimated rim diameter
Rim Height
Wall thickness
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH1922 (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/kth1922>