Circular outline. Circular discus has filling hole upper center, relief of scallop, and wide, flat framing ring; unpierced dimple for airhole at front. Somewhat narrow, slightly sloping shoulder has medium-sized ovules and panels. Small kite-shaped nozzle; traces of burning. Small ring handle with two grooves attaches at discus rim and terminates in a short point ca. 7 mm above base groove; triple concentric circles flank lower back handle. Flat, circular base has single groove around incuse signature: ϹΠωϹΙ̣[Α]Ν̣ΟΥ. Details are sharp from fresh mold. Small globules and patches of excess clay in grooves.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: fine, hard, reddish yellow.
Nine joining fragments preserve enitre discus, most of shoulder, a small part of nozzle, most of handle, one side wall and most of the base. Moderate, large patches of encrustation across top and around bottom; splotches of black discoloration across surface: mold or moisture?