KL028 (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, red-on-white
Description
Circular outline. Circular, deeply concave discus with framing groove. Narrow, slightly rounded, plain shoulder with faint(?) circles flanking handle. Narrow, pierced handle with two grooves attaches at framing groove.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5YR 6/4, light reddish brown. Slip: 5YR 3/2, dark reddish brown. White underslip. Semiglossy, thick, somewhat uneven, slightly flakey slip on exterior.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve small part of discus, one third of shoulder, and upper handle. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and pitting.
Estimated discus diameter
0.057
Estimated Width
0.082
Handle total height
0.04
Preserved length
0.038
Preserved width
0.059
Weight (kg)
0.016
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-handle 0.019
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL028 (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/kl028>