KTH2718 (Late Roman Amphora 2) [permalink] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
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Typological identification
Late Roman Amphora 2
Typological identification comment
Spike toes like this appear on Late Roman LRA2 (~5th c. CE) and not the developed Late Roman-Early Byzantine form of the southern Argolid (late 6th-early 7th cs.)
Short, irregular spike toe with rounded cap on bottom.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Close to southern Argolid LRA2 fabric, firing, and surface treatment: fired more brownish orange at outer surface (4mm); grittier. Regional: northeastern Peloponnese.
Label or tag text
THR 14-002 | 17-6-14
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves most of toe and attachment to lower wall. Slight, sparse abrasion and extensive pitting; worn breaks; no visible encrustation.
Base Diameter
Preserved height
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH2718 (Late Roman Amphora 2).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2718>