KL026 (Late Hellenistic Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Ephesian-type Hellenistic Lamp
Description
Circular, almost flat, plain discus has central fill hole with raised rim, small hole off center, and tall rim that slopes inward to slightly undercut rim. Narrow, plain shoulder slopes steeply outward. Single row of small, uneven globules applied to outside joint between rim and shoulder.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 5Y 6/1, gray. Slip: 7.5YR 6/1, gray. Hard, fine fabric with uncommon micaceous inclusions and very small, rare, subrounded, white particles. Thick, uneven slip, somewhat flakey, in slightly darker gray continues on inside through holes.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves one quarter of discus and rim. Slight, sparse abrasion; scattered traces of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.065
Estimated discus diameter
0.053
Preserved height
0.015
Weight (kg)
0.016
Belongs to Historical Period
Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL026 (Late Hellenistic Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl026>