KTH2058 (Late Roman Table Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 26
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Unclassified Amphora
Extant part
Rim
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric core: 7.5YR 5/2 (grayish brown). Fabric surface, consistently fired: 5YR 6/6 (reddish yellow). Granular, medium hard fabric with uncommon, small, subrounded, black and gray inclusions, occasional elongated orange particles, and rare, small, subrounded red and white bits; rare small voids; rare sparkling flecks, apparently mica.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve 8% of rim and full profile of shoulder to lip. Slight, extensive abrasion and pitting and slight chipping around edges; worn breaks.
Preserved height
0.083
Estimated rim diameter
0.07
Wall thickness
0.005
Wall thickness
Wide flaring shoulder. Tall, cylindrical neck, very slightly concave, with thin wall. Rim is outwardly thickened band; plain, rounded lip. Faint turning bands on interior and exterior.
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2058 (Late Roman Table Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2058>