KL019 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
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Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Late Roman Corinthian imitation of Athenian lamp?
Concave discus has filling hole and irregular straight bands in relief, all very worn: uneven petals of rosette, or rays from head of Helios?
Fabric description
5YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Late Roman Corinthian red fabric: hard, gritty clay with uncommon, small to medium, subrounded to subangular grey rocky and rare, small, subrounded calcite inclusions.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves less than one-quarter of discus and rim. Severe, extensive abrasion and chipping; scattered specks of encrustation.
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Weight (kg)
Has geographic origin
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KL019 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl019>