KL1989-008 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Comment
Same lamp as KL1989-012.
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp, red-on-white
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has flat framing ring. Rounded, outward sloping shoulder has large ovules and “ears” in shape of arching band with volutes at transition to side; horizontal orientation to body but rising slightly above shoulder.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5YR 6/6, light red. Glaze: 10R 5/8, red. Thick, semilustrous, mottled red glaze over white slip, extends inside over upper wall.
Preservation comment
Two small, nonjoining sherds preserve less than one quarter of shoulder with both ears and walls almost to base. Slight, sparse abrasion and pitting.
Estimated discus diameter
0.063
Estimated Width
0.088
Maximum preserved dimension
0.043
Weight (kg)
0.009
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-008 (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/kl1989-008>