KTH0147 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Glass Conical Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
Cf. Antonaras 2009, pp. 74, 161, 495, 541, nos. 130, 132, pl. 5 (Thessalonica, 5th-7th centuries); Sardis M9, fig. 545 (Byzantine Shops)
Description
Conical lamp. Solid, truncoconical base with flat bottom; narrow, steeply flaring body. Distinct blowing spirals. Excess glass (remnants of pontil wad?) around bottom.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Greenish blue (PMS 573C), semitranslucent to semiopaque. Rare to uncommon pinprick, small, and medium, spherical bubbles.
Label or tag text
Τομέας Ε | Δωμάτιο 7 (Εσωτερικό) | κομμάτια γυαλίου
Other number or identifier
240
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves enter base and small part of small part of lower body. Slight, frequent iridescence, flaking; slight, moderate pitting; slight feather cracking around edges.
Base Diameter
0.024
Preserved height
0.049
Material
Glass (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0147 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Glass Conical Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0147>