KL018 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Wide, triangular nozzle from volute lamp.
Fabric description
Fabric: 7.5YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Slip: 10R 5/8, red. Very smooth, dense, somewhat hard clay with very rare, very small, subrounded white and gray inclusions and tiny round voids. Semilustrous, somewhat thick, mostly even slip on exterior and thinly brushed on interior.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves one-half of nozzle. Moderate to severe, extensive abrasion, scoring, and gouging; scattered specks of encrustation.
Preserved height
Preserved length
Has visual motif (depicts)
Asia Minor
Suggested citation
“KL018 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl018>