KL275b (Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Description
Concave discus has relief of shaggy ram with beard and horns leaping left. Product of western Asia Minor.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
5YR 7/8, reddish yellow. Slip: 10R 6/8, light red. Fine, soft fabric has very rare, very small, subrounded(?) black particles, uncommon, small, subrounded to subangular, white (calcitic) inclusions, and very rare, medium-sized, angular, red chunks. Non-micaceous content. Thin, semilustrous, uneven slip on exterior and continuing inside, brushed and smoothed around shoulder and walls. Cf. KL275a.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves small part of discus. Slight, moderate abrasion.
Preserved length
0.003
Preserved width
0.019
Weight (kg)
0.001
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Goat (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL275b (Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl275b>