KL1969-002 (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
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XXIV
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave, plain(?) discus has small airhole at front edge and two rounded framing rings. Narrow, plain, rounded but outward sloping shoulder that traces lenticular section with lateral body. Semi-volutes join shoulder to nozzle.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 7/4, pink. Slip: 5YR 5/4, reddish brown. Fine, somewhat hard fabric with very rare, very small, subangular, gray inclusions. Thin, uneven, semilustrous slip detaching in small flakes, extends slightly inside along upper wall. Cf. KL1969-001.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves most of right shoulder, small part of discus, and base of nozzle. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight flaking; sparse traces of encrustation.
Estimated discus diameter
0.055
Estimated Width
0.069
Preserved height
0.018
Preserved length
0.064
Weight (kg)
0.008
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1969-002 (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/kl1969-002>