KTH1300 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
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Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave discus with filling hole low center and design of scallop shell in relief. Simple volute nozzle.
Fabric description
Fabric: 7.5YR 7/4, pink. Slip: 7.5YR 4/4, brown. Hard, smooth, somewhat fine fabric with very rare, small, rounded to subangular, grey to black rocky inclusions. Semiglossy, smooth, uneven slip, mottled, slightly flakey, which is best preserved on discus.
Preservation comment
Two joining fragments preserve roughly three quarters of discus and one third of shoulder. Slight, sparse abrasion; moderate, extensive encrustation on all surfaces. Traces of secondary scorching on one side?
Preserved height
0.019
Preserved length
0.064
Preserved width
0.055
Weight (kg)
0.018
Has geographic origin
Italy
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1300 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1300>