KL301 (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
Description
Circular, slightly concave, raised based with single groove around incuse planta pedis (right foot pointing toward nozzle), which is very narrow and indistinct.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 8/4, pink. Slip: 7.5YR 4/6 to 5/6, strong brown. Fine, hard fabric, variable firing, has rare, very small, subrounded, white and black inclusions and uncommon, very small flecks of golden mica. Somewhat thick, semilustrous, uneven slip is mottled, detaching in flakes, and crazing; traces of a faint metallic sheen. Knidian?
Preservation comment
Four joining fragments preserve roughly two thirds of base and small part of right wall and rim. Slight, sparse chipping.
Base Diameter
0.043
Preserved length
0.066
Preserved width
0.061
Weight (kg)
0.011
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph