KL032 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early Roman Corinthian Lamp, copy/imitation Italian
Description
Circular discus with raised rim and framing ring. Narrow shoulder. Volute nozzle.
Fabric description
Fabric: 10YR 8/4, very pale brown. Slip: 10R 6/6, light red, to 10R 3/3, dusky red. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: somewhat soft, very fine and pale (cf. KL029). Dull, thin, uneven slip, very flakey and variable in color, preserved in patches on interior and exterior.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves less than one-quarter of shoulder and one side of nozzle. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion and pitting.
Estimated discus diameter
0.053
Preserved length
0.036
Preserved width
0.026
Weight (kg)
0.003
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL032 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl032>