KL1990-004 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Typological identification comment
Copy of western globule lamp.
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave, plain discus has central filling hole and raised rim; small unfinished airhole at front rim. Slightly sloping shoulder has two concentric rows of globules. Rounded nozzle with flat base along rim. Wide, pierced handle with two lateral grooves attaches to rim of discus and just above base. Extensive burning around nozzle and back onto shoulder. Flat, slightly raised, circular base-ring. Details are very blunt.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 2.5YR 6/3, light reddish brown. Slip: 10R 5/4, weak red. Medium coarse, somewhat hard fabric with uncommon, very small, subrounded to subangular, white and black inclusions and common, very small flecks of golden mica. Thin, mostly even, matte slip, slightly mottled.
Other number or identifier
Αντ. 1
Preservation comment
Intact. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight, extensive scoring on top; streaks of calcareous etching (roots?) on top, large patch of encrustation on bottom, and blackish discoloration around wall from submersion in ashy water(?).
Base Diameter
0.035
Discus diameter
0.058
Height base to shoulder
0.036
Height shoulder to handle
0.021
Length
0.093
Weight (kg)
0.085
Width
0.088
Has geographic origin
Asia Minor
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph