KL018 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Description
Wide, triangular nozzle from volute lamp.
Fabric, firing, and surface 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
0.031
Preserved length
0.035
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
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, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl018>