KTH0178 (Late Classical-Hellenistic Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Howland Type 21 Lamp
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type IVA/B, Corinthian product
Description
Circular outline. Large filling hole. Shoulder angles up from filling hole to rim; side walls rounded. Round, projecting nozzle has base attached over rim. Rounded to slightly angular strap handle attaches to upper wall below shoulder rim. Almost flat bottom with distinct rim; slightly concave with raised button in middle.
Fabric description
Fabric: 7.5YR 8/3, pink. Slip: Gley 1 2.5/10Y, greenish black. Early Corinthian fabric. Semiglossy, thin, uneven slip both inside and out; mottled. Wheelmade. Spiral grooves around bottom from turning.
Preservation comment
Almost intact but missing handle and front end of nozzle. Moderate, extensive abrasion; very slight, extensive film of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.036
Discus diameter
0.022
Height
0.022
Preserved length
0.053
Belongs to Historical Period
Classical (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0178 (Late Classical-Hellenistic Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0178>