KTH2714 (Middle Roman Amphora 5) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Comment
Same vessel as KTH0669? Note similar fabric and surface.
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Middle Roman Amphora 5
Description
Solid spike tapers downward; widely flaring lower wall. Ridging on exterior.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 10R 5/8, red. Slightly darker core; fired dark gray on surfaces (around 10R 4/1, dark reddish gray). Coarse fabric with uncommon small to medium-sized, subangular to subrounded, black, gray and white inclusions, few larger white (“lime“); occasional voids (spalling).
Label or tag text
KTH-2015-001 | room 4
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves most of spike (missing tip) with transition to wall. Slight, extensive abrasion on all surfaces and severe chipping around edges; thin, sparse patches of encrustation on all surfaces.
Preserved height
0.119
Wall thickness
0.013
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2714 (Middle Roman Amphora 5).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2714>