KTH1952 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
http://kenchreai.org/kaa/kth/kth-container-75
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Asia Minor Lamp
Description
Circular(?) outline. Circular(?) discus with raised rim. Rounded shoulder has close oblique grooves. Small, narrow, solid handle has two grooves in front that flare out to rim of discus and one below seam. Seam delineated with groove.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 5YR 7/4, pink. Slip: 5YR 4/4, reddish brown with slight orange hue in places. Somewhat soft, smooth, somewhat fine fabric with very rare, small, rounded to subangular, black and white rocky inclusions. Semiglossy, smooth, uneven slip, mottled, slightly to moderately flakey.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves small part of shoulder, back wall; upper handle. Slight, sparse abrasion; worn breaks; thin, somewhat sparse encrustation.
Handle total height preserved
0.032
Preserved width
0.044
Weight (kg)
0.009
Other Dimensions
H. rim-handle 0.017
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1952 (Late Roman Asia Minor Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth1952>