PEPP 5160

African Sigillata 1 Form 16 Hayes 160 bottle.

Fragment preserving portion of neck. Rib on exterior at lower preserved edge.  Pronounced wheel ridging on interior.  Fragment appears to preserve juncture between body/lower neck and middle/upper neck, with former including rib, and latter inserted into former, with paste on interior smoothed downwards to cover seam.

Fabric Variant 3.  Light red (3YR 6/8) body with matte light red (3YR 6/8) slip on exterior surface. 

Micromorphology: Exterior: Striations near upper preserved edge.

D. neck at mid-point preserved portion: 4.2; th. wall: 0.5-0.7.

May well belong to same vessel as PEPP 5161.