KTH0143 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Glass Lamp Base) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Glass (Artifact Category)
Description
Lamp bottom. 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).
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Light blue (PMS 623C), semitranslucent. Frequent pinprick to small, spherical bubbles, some aligned diagonally.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Γ | Στρώμα 1 | τοίχος 10 (εξ.) | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
228
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves most of central part broken all around. Slight to moderate, extensive iridescence, crizzling, and black enamel flaking; moderate, extensive pitting.
Preserved height
0.016
Preserved width
0.046
Material
Glass (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0143 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Glass Lamp Base).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0143>