KTH2752 (Roman Mortarium) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-27
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Thick walls with thick downturned rim, rounded upper face; groove marking rim off from inner wall; trace of smoothing of clay under rim to make transition to outer wall.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Soft fine grained fabric consistently fired to pale red, with many inclusions: occasional medium golden micaceous flakes, occasional medium lime chunks, occasional dark stone chunks, very frequent angular varied small inclusions, mostly dark; frequent small voids.
Preservation comment
Two large, joining sherds preserve full profile and 1/2 of rim. Slight, sparse abrasion; slight patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.107
Wall thickness
0.018
Wall thickness
0.039
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2752 (Roman Mortarium).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2752>