KTH0143a-c (Glass Lid or Lamp Base[?] and Other Fragments) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
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Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Glass (Artifact Category)
Fr. a: Lid or lamp base? Shallow curved profile, thickening in the middle where roughly circular, flattened and slanted knob projects from convex surface, dimpled in middle (max. W. 0.017, H. 0.007 m). p.W. 0.460, p.H. 0.160 m.
Fr. b: One small, convex body sherd. max. p.dim. 0.036 m.
Fr. c: One small, convex body sherd. max. p.dim. 0.037 m.
Fabric description
Fr. a: Light blue (PMS 623C), semitranslucent. Frequent pinprick to small, spherical bubbles, some aligned diagonally.
Fabric description
Fr. b: Bluish colorless (PMS 7443C), transparent. Fine material.
Fabric description
Fr. c: Light green to greenish colorless (PMS 7485C), transparent to semitransparent. Fine material.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Γ | Στρώμα 1 | τοίχος 10 (εξ.) | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
One fragment (a) preserves most of central part broken all around; two nonjoining fragments (b, c) from different vessels. Slight to moderate, extensive iridescence, crizzling, and black enamel flaking; moderate, extensive pitting (a) and specks of lime encrustation (c).
Glass (Material)
Suggested citation
“KTH0143a-c (Glass Lid or Lamp Base[?] and Other Fragments).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0143>