KTH2191 (Roman Regional Imitation Water Jar) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 83
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Plain base has flaring rim and concave bottom with central button. Conical flaring lower wall. Perhaps related to non-MRA3 fabric Water Jars; otherwise a more generic small vessel for storing or serving water or other liquid. Regional product.
Extant part
Base
Fabric, firing, and surface description
7.5YR 6/6 (light red). Slightly granular, hard fabric consistently fired orangish red has with very few inclusions but rare, small “lime“. Surface essentially plain and same color as fabric, though with fine brush marks.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves entire base and lower wall. Slight, sparse chipping around edges; worn breaks. Slight, extensive film of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.045
Preserved height
0.087
Wall thickness
0.006
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2191 (Roman Regional Imitation Water Jar).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2191>