KL033 (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, Knidian
Description
Circular, concave discus has central filling hole and two flat framing rings. the inner smaller than the outer. Wide, sloping shoulder has five, uneven rows of small globules but plain rim. Heart-shaped nozzle with single globule at apex; traces of burning. Flat, circular loop handle attaches at back rim. Slight concave, circular, plain base with wide framing ring.
Fabric description
Fabric: 7.5YR 6/4, light brown. Slip: 5YR 4/4, reddish brown. Typical Knidian fabric. Thin, semilustrous, thin but somewhat mottled slip flaking around base. Slight metallic sheen.
Preservation comment
Nearly intact but missing handle and small part of front wall. Slight to moderate patches of abrasion and large crack across left top; thick patch of encrustation on left top.
Base Diameter
0.038
Discus diameter
0.059
Height base to shoulder
0.043
Length
0.097
Weight (kg)
0.079
Width
0.099
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL033 (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/kl033>