KE 2415 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
Number created in 2021.
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: pinkish pale red; fine, varied tiny black and white bits, slightly micaceous. Hard, consistent firing. Thick, even, semiglossy slip, orangish red. Western Asia Minor.
Preservation comment
Two small joining sherds preserve ca. 40% of left shoulder with adjacent discus and base of volute handle. Slight, extensive abrasion and minor shipping; slip in good condition; worn breaks; common specks of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.07
Preserved length
0.051
Preserved width
0.03
Weight (kg)
0.011
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 2415 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke2415>