KL010 (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. Slightly sloping shoulder has wavy lines. Low, wide, solid handle with three grooves pinched and misaligned with seem. Very slight webbing.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 7/4, pink. Slip: 10YR 4/6, dark yellowish brown. Late Roman Athenian fabric: hard, slightly coarse clay with common, subangular to subrounded, very small white and black inclusions. Thin, uneven, semilustrous slip, almost a wash, preserved in traces on handle and exterior.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves small part of shoulder, nearly entire handle, and less than one quarter of body. Slight, extensive abrasion and chipping; slight to moderate, extensive encrustation.
Handle total height preserved
0.038
Preserved height base to handle
0.038
Height shoulder to handle
0.009
Preserved length
0.045
Preserved width
0.034
Weight (kg)
0.014
Has geographic origin
Attica
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL010 (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/kl010>