KTH0190 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
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Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Tear-shaped outline. Keyhole format with short channel to wickhole. Rounded nozzle with traces of burning. Small, circular, raised base with low, broad rim; plain inside. Slight joining ridge but mostly smoothed over.
Fabric description
Clay (surface): 5YR 5/6, yellowish red; (core): 2.5YR 5/2, weak red. Slip: 2.5YR 5/8, red. Hard, medium fine to slight coarse fabric with uncommon, very small, subrounded to subangular, white and black rocky inclusions; uncommon, small, rounded voids (spalling?). Cf. KTH0144. Matte, very thin, uneven slip preserved around upper wall and rim.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves roughly two thirds of bottom including lower nozzle up to seam. Slight, sparse abrasion.
Base Diameter
0.031
Height
0.026
Preserved length
0.085
Preserved width
0.073
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0190 (Late Roman/Early Byzantine Regional Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0190>