KTH2355 (Roman Water Pipe) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-86
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Water Pipe
Typological identification comment
Local Type 1.
Description
Tubular pipe. Body tapers slightly toward middle; shoulder slopes down from mouth; mouth is smaller diameter and has thinner wall than body. Thick application of white, hard, fine plaster with very rare, small, subrounded black and red inclusions around shoulder for attachment of adjacent pipe. Wheelmade. Turning marks on interior and exterior.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Near standard Argolid LRA2 fabric; fewer inclusions other than the usual rounded lime. Cf. KTH2252.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves ca. 10% of one end of pipe. Slight, sparse abrasion; slight, extensive encrustation.
Preserved length
0.052
Preserved width
0.058
Estimated rim diameter
0.185
Wall thickness
0.012-0.015
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2355 (Roman Water Pipe).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2355>