PEPP 6986

African Sigillata 1 Base 5 base from medium closed form.

Fragment preserving portion of lower wall and outer edge of base.  Groove on underside of base defining false ring foot. 

Fabric Variant 3.  Red (10R 5.2/8) body with glossy light red (1YR 6/8) slip on preserved portion of exterior surface.  

Micromorphology: Interior: Striations.

D. bs. 11; pr. ht. 1.4; th. w. 0.3.

Context and fabric suggest may be from same vessel as rim PEPP 6988.