KTH2623 (Late Roman Amphora 5 with painted decoration) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 5
Convex body. Painted design of four curving, vertical lines. Turning ridges.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Reddish brown fabric, slightly granular, with frequent varied tiny “sandy” inclusions, occasional round lime and angular quartz. Consistently fired to slightly darker red at surface. Thin, somewhat even, matte paint is yellowish white.
Preservation comment
One small body sherd. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and chipping around edges; worn breaks; sparse patches of encrustation.
Maximum preserved dimension
Wall thickness
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH2623 (Late Roman Amphora 5 with painted decoration).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2623>