KTH2432 (Roman Water Pipe) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 102
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Water Pipe
Typological identification comment
Local Type 1.
Description
Tubular pipe. Body slopes down from sharp turn at shoulder; cylindrical mouth flares slightly to slightly thickened, rounded lip. Extensive white, fine, hard plaster applied around base of neck for attachment to 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 large fragment preserves roughly one third of one end of pipe. Does not joint with other sherds of same type. Slight to moderate, extensive encrustation.
Preserved length
0.142
Preserved width
0.084
Estimated rim diameter
0.083
Wall thickness
0.013
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2432 (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/kth2432>