KL027 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Description
Circular discus has framing ring and molded relief showing standing nude female figure (Leda) facing to right and embracing the swan, with outspread wings and a looping neck. Plain shoulder. Narrow, pierced handle has two grooves; handle twisted slightly from front to back.
Fabric description
10YR 8/4, very pale brown. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric: slightly grainy, soft.
Preservation comment
Four joining fragments preserve upper handle, roughly one-half of discus, and part of shoulder. Well preserved.
Estimated discus diameter
0.059
Preserved height base to handle
0.038
Height shoulder to handle
0.018
Preserved length
0.066
Preserved width
0.034
Weight (kg)
0.014
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Bird (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Sexual Activity (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Drawing
3D Model
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL027 (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/kl027>