KTH2126 (Jug? with punched-hole decoration) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Has drawing
Yes (2018)
Has drawing
Yes (2018)
In or from KTH Container
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Body sherd, perhaps of a jug. Deep circles/holes made with pointed tools; 15 completely preserved, 12 partial at edge of sherd. The holes are closely spaced but very regular. Two pierce through the wall, though one only so far to leave a very tiny pinpoint hole. Those that do not pierce the wall leave bulges on interior. That most do not pierce means this vessel is not a strainer. The holes are perhaps decorative.
Fabric description
With some golden micaceous flakes and a few “lime” chunks, brown fabric is essentially the same as Micaceous Argold. Surface thinly slipped and essentially same color as fabric.
Preservation comment
Single body sherd.
Wall thickness
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Suggested citation
“KTH2126 (Jug? with punched-hole decoration).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2126>