PEPP 5734

African Sigillata 1 Base 2 base with low, large-diameter ring foot from medium to large open vessel (dish).

Fragment preserving portion of lower wall and outer part of base.  Probably from African Sigillata 1 Form 12.

Fabric Variant 1.  Light red (10R 5.8/8) body with slightly glossy light red/red (10R 5.5/8) slip on all preserved surfaces.

Micromorphology: Interior: Large facets on wall. 

Use alteration: Substantial abrasion on exterior on juncture of upper and lower wall and resting surface.  Light discoloration (probably sooting) on exterior upper wall.  

D. bs. 20-22; pr. ht. 3.9.