KTH2368+0454 (Beirut 8 Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-86
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Beirut 8 Amphora
Description
Cylindrical base has concave to somewhat domed underside. Truncoconical body flares gradually upward. Shallow ridging up body.
Description
Joins KTH0454.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Granular, reddish fabric with thin, gray core where thickening towards base, consistently fired in extant wall above. Inclusions are predominantly mostly tiny and light, some are rounded, light, small, and occasionally dark, small. Thin, matte slip on surface is more pale and brown than fabric.
Preservation comment
Two large joining sherds (KTH0454+KTH2368) preserve entire base and lower body. Slight chipping around edges but clean breaks; thin, sparse film of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.053
Maximum diameter
0.129
Preserved height
0.267
Wall thickness
0.008
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2368+0454 (Beirut 8 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2368>