Kalathoi Or Flaring Bowls

Fine

29 (C 10510). Kalathos Fig. 33

50% preserved, 18 sherds mended into 10 nonjoining pieces. 45% rim, 50% body, 50% base. Composite profile. H. 0.125-0.126, Diam. rim 0.170-0.190, Diam. base 0.060.

Fine fabric with pink fracture and reddish yellow surfaces. Fewer than 1% inclusions. Interior and exterior: fine white-painted reeds on a reddish brown to reddish yellow to red ground.

Dump, dark brown soil stratum north of kiln (trench 87B, pails 116A [2], 116B [2]; trench 95A, pails 148 [7], 205 [7]).

Medium-Coarse

30 (C 10286). Kalathos Fig. 33

30% preserved, 4 sherds mended into 2 nonjoining pieces. 25% rim and upper body, 40% lower body, 70% base. Complete profile. H. 0.104-0.106, Diam. rim 0.1700.186, Diam. base 0.090.

Figure 33. Bowls from the kiln and dump

Medium-coarse fabric with reddish yellow fracture and pink surfaces. 15% inclusions. Fine pale yellow slip on interior and exterior.

Dump, dark brown soil stratum north of kiln (trench 95A, pail 148).

25% preserved, mended from 9 sherds. 20% rim, 30% body, 15% base. Complete profile. H. 0.0920.095, Diam. rim 0.180, Diam. base 0.070.

Medium-coarse fabric with reddish yellow fracture and very pale brown surfaces. 5% inclusions. Interior and exterior monochrome dark brown to dark grayish brown.

Dump, light brown soil stratum east (trench 90C, pail 94 [8]) and dark brown soil stratum west (trench 95A, pail 181 [1]) of kiln.

30% preserved, mended from 13 sherds. 33% rim and body. Composite profile minus base. Pres. H. 0.089, Diam. rim 0.205, Diam. base 0.069.

Medium-coarse fabric with light red fracture, yellow interior surface, and very pale brown exterior surface. 10% inclusions. Coated dark brown to very dark gray, with some yellowish red on exterior. Groups of white arcs covering entire interior surface. White interior rim band.

Dump, light brown soil stratum east (trench 90C, pail 94 [11]), red soil stratum northwest (trench 95A, pail 152 [1]), and dark brown soil stratum west (trench 95A, pail 164 [1]) of kiln.

Fabric sample 95/29; fabric group 2a.

33 (C 10337). Kalathos Fig. 33

80% preserved, single sherd. 75% rim, 90% body, 25% base. Complete profile. H. 0.101-0.102, Diam. rim 0.205, Diam. base 0.075.

Medium-coarse fabric with reddish yellow fracture, paler reddish yellow interior surface, and pink exterior surface. 10% inclusions. Interior upper body decorated with white arcs on a black to red ground, arranged in irregular groups bordered above and below by a white band. Exterior body covered with fine pale yellow slip, rim dipped in dark grayish brown paint dripping over body.

Dump, red soil stratum northwest of kiln (trench 95A, pail 152).

Fabric sample 95/25; fabric group 2a.

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