KTH2599 (Late Roman Cilician Cooking Pot) [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
Late Roman Cooking Ware
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Dense, hard fabric, consistently fired brownish red, has rare to uncommon, small, rounded and subrounded, translucent and pale particles (quartzitic) and rare, medium to large, angular stones and lime chunks (some exploding at surface). Smoothed surface.
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves 8% of rim, uppermost neck and body, and base of one handle. Slight, somewhat sparse abrasion; mostly clean breaks; thick film of encrustation especially on handle.
Handle width
0.049
Preserved height
0.036
Estimated rim diameter
0.22
Wall thickness
0.0015-0.003
Wall thickness
Deep, globular(?) body. Slight carination at shoulder. Heavy, drooping rim folded over and under. Broad strap handle attaches horizontally at rim.
Has geographic origin
Cilicia
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2599 (Late Roman Cilician 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/kth2599>