KL140 (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
Circular outline. Circular discus with flat, narrow framing ring. Broad shoulder has large ovules. Ring handle with two grooves attaches at discus rim and midway to base.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5YR 6/8, light red. Slip: 10R 5/8, red. White underslip. Ephesian fabric. Semiglossy, thick, somewhat uneven slip, flakey.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves small part of shoulder and upper handle. Slight, extensive abrasion; scattered specks of encrustation.
Maximum preserved dimension
Weight (kg)
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KL140 (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/kl140>