KL022 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Description
Circular to oval, concave discus has central filling hole with set-back raised rim, ray motif, and wide framing ring. Broad shoulder has large ovules all around and stamped double circles flanking the nozzle. Kite-shaped, raised nozzle.
Extant part
One large fragment preserves over three-quarters of discus and large parts of shoulder and nozzle.
Fabric description
5YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: slightly reddish, fine, hard. Fingerprint on interior.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves over three-quarters of discus and large parts of shoulder and nozzle. Well preserved. Slight, sparse encrustation.
Discus diameter
0.041
Preserved length
0.078
Preserved width
0.061
Weight (kg)
0.01
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL022 (Early/Middle 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/kl022>