KL283 (Middle/Late Hellenistic Knidian Lamp) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XIII “Knidian“
Typological identification comment
Howland Type 40A=Scheibler Typ ISL 2b
Description
Circular(?) body with double-convex profile. Short nozzle has broadly flaring termination with lateral hooks and large, oval wickhole. Exterior of nozzle appears smoothed. Wheelmade body but nozzle is hand-fashioned and applied to front; note interior groove tracing seam of attachment.
Fabric description
Fabric: Gley 2 5/1, greenish gray. Very fine, hard but somewhat brittle fabric has very rare, very small black particles and very rare, rounded(?) voids opening at surface. Thin, matte, even slip same color as fabric to slightly darker on all surfaces.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves less than one half of nozzle. Sparse patches of encrustation.
Preserved length
0.034
Preserved width
0.017
Weight (kg)
0.004
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph