KTH2626 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 32, bag 2
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Howland Type 25 Lamp
Typological identification comment
Howland T25A=Scheibler DSL 4/RSL 3
Description
Round discus with wide central filling hole and single deep groove near rim; discus slopes gently inward between groove and hole. Wall is convex to rounded downward. Wheelmade.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Pale early Corinthian fabric: 7.5YR 8/3 (pink). Slip: near 5YR 3/1 (very dark gray). Fine fabric, consistently fired, with rare, very small, rounded to subrounded, white inclusions. Semiglossy, thin but even, flakey glaze throughout exterior and interior.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves roughly one third of discus and shoulder. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and scoring.
Estimated discus diameter
0.04
Preserved height
0.022
Weight (kg)
0.008
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2626 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2626>