KTH2152 (Samos Cistern Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-95
Comment
Drawing: overemphasizes spiral bands on surface, terminus of toe is flatter.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Samos Cistern Amphora
Description
Solid spike toe. Faint spiral ridging. Flat end, spiral is slightly deepened to mark it off from above.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish brown fabric with gritty surface and slightly granular break; frequent tiny golden micaceous flakes at surface; uncommon, small, rounded, elongated lime and quartz; other tiny light bits.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves entire spike and small part of lower body. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and chipping along edge; somewhat worn break; thick encrustation on all surfaces.
Maximum diameter
0.045
Minimum diameter
0.019
Preserved height
0.103
Wall thickness
0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2152 (Samos Cistern Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2152>