KTH1953 (Early Roman Asia Minor Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 84, bag 1
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Asia Minor Lamp
Typological identification comment
Profile typical for Early Roman western Asia Minor but worn
Description
Circular(?) outline. Slightly sloping and rounded shoulder with trace of motif on shoulder: leaf flanking handle? Large ring handle with two grooves.
Description
One fragment preserves small part of shoulder and back wall and almost entire handle. Moderate, extensive abrasion and sparse chipping; worn breaks.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 10YR 8.4, very pale brown. Slip: 5YR 6/8, reddish yellow, to 5YR 5/4. reddish brown. Very fine, very soft fabric with very small, very rare, rounded, black inclusions; rare, very small, rounded voids. Semiglossy, thin, uneven slip, very flakey and mottled.
Handle total height preserved
0.056
Preserved width
0.042
Weight (kg)
0.022
Other Dimensions
H. rim-handle 0.032
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH1953 (Early 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/kth1953>