KL1989-006 (Hellenistic Corinthian Miniature Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Howland Type 30 Lamp
Typological identification comment
Howland Type 30B
Description
Wheelmade. Globular, bowl-shaped body; wide filling hole in plain discus. Short, rounded nozzle with large wickhole that encroaches slightly on the rim. No handle. Simple, plain base, slightly raised and slightly concave underneath. Roughly made.
Fabric description
2.5Y 7/2, light gray. Somewhat fine, soft fabric with rare, very small, subrounded, red to gray inclusions and very rare, large, subangular, red chunks. Thin, matter, even wash on interior and exterior, more pale than clay.
Other number or identifier
Α12
Other number or identifier
ΜΚ4783
Preservation comment
Intact. Moderate to severe, extensive erosion and abrasion; slight to moderate, sparse to frequent flaking.
Base Diameter
0.027
Length
0.049
Preserved height
0.027
Weight (kg)
0.015
Width
0.042
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-006 (Hellenistic Corinthian Miniature Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl1989-006>