Agora Object: P 36778
Inventory Number:   P 36778
Section Number:   ΒΗ 391
Excavation Number:   hobratschk:2011:f:193
Title:   Spouted Cooking Pot
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many fragments. Large gaps in the lower wall, few gaps in belly. Central part of the handle missing. Discoloration and yellow iron stain on exterior surface.
Everted rim pinched on exterior lip. Single vertical handle across opening decorated with pronounced deep gouges. Short spout at front of handle, projecting upward. Solid pinched lug on shoulder at opposite side of handle.
Shoulder demarked from belly by two offsets, the upper just under the spout with deep groove and a series of oblique gouges, the lower with a series of slightly larger gouges. Rounded body. Wavy line incised on shoulder and mid-belly.
Flat resting surface, concave underside. Micaceous dark red fabric with white inclusions. Dark slip fired dark brown to black.
Compare with Agora V, M 300 (P 13434) but not exact parallel in the Agora.
5th c. A.D.
Possibly imitation of metal ware (J. Vroom and J. Carvajal Lopez).
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Well L 2:2, Layer 11.
Notebook Page:   2835
Dimensions:   P.H. (with handle) 0.227; H. 0.160-0.167; Diam. (at rim) 0.168, (base) 0.120; Diam. (belly) 0.207
Material:   Ceramic
Date:   27 June 2011
Section:   ΒΗ
Grid:   L/19-2/17
Elevation:   45.950m.
Masl:   45.950m.
Deposit:   L 2:2
Basket:   hobratschk:2011:b:12
Period:   Late Roman
Bibliography:   Boyer (2017), no. 79, p. 244, pl. 14.
    Hesperia 84 (2015), p. 484, no. 5, fig. 15.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 84 (2015)
Image: 2013.12.0287
Image: 2013.12.0288
Image: 2013.12.0289
Deposit: L 2:2