KL004 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian lamp, late glazed
Description
Tear-shaped outline. Circular, concave discus has rosette with 10-14(?) concave petals and irregular raised rim. Sloping shoulder has herringbone in relief. Low, thick, solid handle has three grooves. Slight joining ridge and webbing.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 7/4, pink. Dull, thin, even slip is a slight wash preserved in large patches—late phase glazed.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves small part of discus and shoulder and entire upper handle. Very slight, very sparse abrasion; moderate, extensive encrustation.
Handle total height preserved
0.013
Preserved length
0.037
Preserved width
0.035
Weight (kg)
0.009
Has geographic origin
Attica
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL004 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl004>