KL1969-005 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 550
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp, Knidian
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XXIV
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 21, no. 88, pl. 4 (H. Williams)
Description
Circular outline. Plain circular discus has central filling hole and framing ring. Shoulder has medium to large ovules. Semi-volute nozzle with small airhole at base. Narrow, pierced, double grooved handle that terminates near mid-wall, well above base. Circular, plain, slightly raised base.
Fabric description
Clay: 2.5YR 6/4, light reddish brown. Slip: 5YR 5/6, yellowish red, to 5YR 3/3, dark reddish brown. Very fine, medium hard fabric, pinkish hue, with no visible inclusions or voids. Bright matte to semiglossy, thin, somewhat uneven slip is flakey across handle and on sides; lighter and thinner streaking down sides. Fingerprint on front right wall. Knidian fabric.
Preservation comment
Intact except front nozzle down to base. Well preserved surface.
Base Diameter
0.036
Discus diameter
0.043
Height base to shoulder
0.029
Height shoulder to handle
0.014
Preserved length
0.09
Weight (kg)
0.05
Width
0.064
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1969-005 (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/kl1969-005>