KL030 (Early Roman Italian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early Roman Italian Lamp
Typological identification comment
Format: Loeschcke Typus VIII = Broneer Type XXV = Bailey Type O Group iv (Flavian)
Typological identification comment
Shoulder: sim. Loeschcke Schulterform VIII a
Description
Circular discus has filling hole lower middle, figural relief, and three rounded framing rings. Relief shows Celtic warrior with thick hair, bare chest, loincloth, and rectangular shield turning back to right, mounted on horse with thick mane rearing to left. Sloping shoulder has ovules and double circles on either side of nozzle. Heart-shaped nozzle. No handle.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 7.5YR 8/6, reddish yellow. Slip: 7.5YR 4/2, dark brown. Early Roman Italian fabric. Semilustrous to lustrous, thick, even slip on exterior and dripped into interior.
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve almost entire discus, two thirds of shoulder, and small part of nozzle. Slight, very sparse abrasion; slight, somewhat extensive encrustation on shoulder.
Discus diameter
0.049
Preserved height
0.015
Preserved length
0.073
Weight (kg)
0.017
Width
0.072
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Horse or donkey (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Weaponry (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL030 (Early Roman Italian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl030>