KTH2504 (Crétoise 2 Amphora) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-94
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Crétoise 2 Amphora
Typological identification comment
AC2b (from Kastelli near Kissamos in western Crete?)
Description
Cylindrical, slightly bulging neck. Simple rounded to oval rim. Bifid handle attaches to upper neck just below rim; arches up to point at level of rim and then descends vertically.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine, hard, pale brownish yellow fabric with a slightly granular break and a somewhat rough texture, containing rare to uncommon, small, poorly sorted, subrounded and subangular, white (calcareous) particles and black grains, as well as other rare, varied bits.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves 30% of neck and rim and upper one-third of handle. Slight, rare abrasion and scratching; worn breaks; extensive, thin film of encrustation.
Handle width
0.042
Preserved height
0.089
Estimated rim diameter
0.08
Wall thickness
0.0074
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2504 (Crétoise 2 Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2504>