KL036 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIB Lamp
Description
Circular discus has central filling hole with raised rim, ray motif, and flat, narrow framing ring. Shoulder has grapevine motif; leaves have lobes, vine is straight, and grape clusters are conical. Flat, kite-shaped nozzle. Details are sharply rendered.
Fabric description
5 YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: slightly red, somewhat grainy, hard.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves one-quarter of shoulder and small parts of discus and nozzle. Well preserved.
Estimated discus diameter
0.057
Preserved length
0.072
Preserved width
0.043
Weight (kg)
0.007
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL036 (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/kl036>