KTH2383+1536 (Late Roman Imported Cooking Pot) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-98
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Comparanda
Cf. KTH2137+2138, KTH2382.
Description
Wide body (ovoid?) tapering up to rim. Wide body (ovoid?) tapers toward rim. Short, thick, everted rim turns outward and upward diagonally upward. Slightly rounded lip has shallow groove; interior face is mostly straight, delimited below by sharp turn outward and downward that served as lid-seating.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Coarse fabric is brown with frequent small light angular inclusions, rare medium light angular and subangular inclusions; granular break. All surfaces are grey with light brush marks.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds, one large (KTH2383) and one small (1536), preserve ca. 22% of rim and small part of upper body. Slight, extensive abrasion and slight chipping around edges; slightly worn breaks; thin, moderate patches of encrustation.
Estimated rim diameter
0.16
Wall thickness
0.006
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Linked to

KTH1536+2383 (Late Roman Imported Cooking Pot)

Suggested citation
“KTH2383+1536 (Late Roman Imported Cooking Pot).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2383>