KL043 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Description
Concave discus has central filling hole with raised rim, one small airhole near bottom, ray motif, and wide framing ring. Wide shoulder has small ovules. Raised, kite-shaped nozzle. Narrow, pierced handle has two grooves.
Fabric description
2.5YR 6/8, light red. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian red lamp fabric: fine, slightly flakey.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves entire discus, over one half of shoulder, and upper handle. Slight, sparse abrasion, pitting, chipping, and fracturing; thin patches of encrustation on discus and around handle.
Discus diameter
0.046
Handle total height preserved
0.023
Preserved length
0.076
Preserved width
0.063
Weight (kg)
0.022
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL043 (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/kl043>