KTH0121 (Late Roman North African Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
African Red Slip Lamp Hayes Type II
Typological identification comment
Hayes Type II, late phase?
Description
Thick walls in circular outline. Discus has raised, rounded framing ring. Shoulder has wide, shallow groove with alternating triple targets (Bussière-Rivel Da 17?) and layered triangles (Bussière-Rivel Cb 2-4?). Low, thick, solid handle extends to base ring. Circular base ring. Somewhat careless, heavy manufacturing from blunt mold.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5YR 5/4, reddish brown. Slip: 2.5YR 5/8, red. Dense and consistently fired. Semiglossy, thick, somewhat even slip shows incipient peeling. Thick, uneven clay around seam on interior.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Δ | Στρώμα 2 | Τοίχος 6 | Δ. προέκταση | 4 κομμάτια λυχναρίου
Other number or identifier
145
Preservation comment
Four joining fragments preserve roughly one third of shoulder, entire handle, and one quarter of base. Slight, sparse abrasion especially on top of handle.
Base Diameter
0.048
Discus diameter
0.048
Handle total height
0.048
Body Height
0.048
Preserved length
0.049
Preserved width
0.084
Weight (kg)
0.049
Other Dimensions
H. base-rim 0.034
Other Dimensions
H. rim-handle 0.014
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0121 (Late Roman North African Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0121>