KL1989-004 (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, concave discus has figural relief, filling hole to lower right, and three framing grooves creating two narrow, rounded rims. Figure depicts nude child facing right, holding grape clusters in upraised hands, left foot raised as if dancing. Plain, sloping shoulder. Heart-shaped nozzle with circle at indentation; traces of burning. Narrow, pierced handle with two grooves attaches to mid-body.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5YR 6/8, light red. Slip: 10R 5/8, red. White underslip. Ephesian fabric. Semiglossy, thick, somewhat uneven slip, detaching in small and large flakes on all surfaces.
Other number or identifier
Α12
Preservation comment
Intact top with chip from nozzle but base is missing. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion.
Discus diameter
0.049
Preserved height base to shoulder
0.034
Preserved height shoulder to handle
0.021
Length
0.103
Weight (kg)
0.041
Width
0.085
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-004 (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/kl1989-004>