KL1989-014 (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, Knidian
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave discus has filling hole left center, relief of vanquished boxer kneeling to right, and two rounded framing rings. Narrow, plain shoulder. Volute nozzle with rounded end attaches to rim; traces of burning. Twisted, round ring handle attaches to back rim and back wall. Circular, plain, slightly concave base.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 7/8, reddish yellow. Slip: 2.5YR 6/8, red. Fine, somewhat hard fabric with very rare, very small, subangular, light and dark inclusions and rare flecks of golden mica. Thick, somewhat even, glossy slip has slightly metallic sheen, thicker in grooves. Knidian fabric.
Other number or identifier
Α9
Preservation comment
Intact but chip missing from front bottom. Slight, sparse pitting and scoring on bottom.
Base Diameter
0.029
Discus diameter
0.059
Height base to shoulder
0.021
Height shoulder to handle
0.026
Length
0.094
Weight (kg)
0.045
Width
0.063
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-014 (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/kl1989-014>