KTH2627 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 32, bag 2
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Howland Type 23 Lamp
Typological identification comment
Howland 23D=Scheibler DS 2=Broneer VI
Flat discus with wide central filling hole and single deep groove near outer rim. Mostly vertical to slightly convex wall curving toward base. Wide, heavy nozzle. Thick wall. Wheelmade.
Fabric description
Pale buff early Corinthian fabric: near 7.5YR 8/4 (pink). Fine, somewhat soft fabric, consistently fired, with rare very small, subrounded white inclusions and very small, rare, spherical voids. Cf. KTH2625. Semiglossy, thin and extremely flakey slip, brownish gray, on exterior and interior.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves less than one quarter of discus and shoulder and back opening of nozzle.
Estimated discus diameter
Preserved height
Weight (kg)
Has geographic origin
Suggested citation
“KTH2627 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2627>