KTH1550 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Regional Lantern) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 24
Comment
KTHPUBCAT
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Description
Large cylindrical lantern. Frontal aperture with arching upper lip and straight sides. Light-holes punched through wall in alternative columns around aperture. Wet smoothing of surface and faint turning marks. Thin-walled and finely made.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Standard LRA2 fabric, firing, and surface but somewhat finer than usual.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves small part of body and lip of front aperture. Slight, sparse abrasion on surfaces and edges; clean breaks.
Preserved height
0.042
Preserved width
0.069
Wall thickness
0.006-0.008
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1550 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine Regional Lantern).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1550>