KTH2016 (Late Roman Tunisian Mortarium) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 18
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Comment
This inventory number KTH2016 had been mistakenly assigned to two objects, this mortar rim sherd and an LRA2 rim sherd. The LRA2 sherd was re-assigned as KTH2306.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
Fulford Bowl 22=Bonifay [2004] Commune type 13 variante C
Description
Shallow bowl with somewhat thick wall. Flange or projecting collar just below short rim. Rim has inward sloping upper face and sharp lip. Upper face of the flange has two light, wide grooves forming slight ridge at center; outer edge flange is near rectangular though corners are blunt.
Extant part
Rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Pinkish orange core; brownish buff surface with thin traces of white film brushed on all surfaces (saline water in preparation). Slightly granular, dense fabric with rare, small sandy inclusions (quartzitic), very small, very rare, subangular black bits, and rare to uncommon, small, subrounded lime.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 8% of flanged rim and small part of upper body. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks.
Preserved height
0.022
Estimated rim diameter
0.25
Wall thickness
0.006-0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2016 (Late Roman Tunisian Mortarium).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2016>