KL044 (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 outline. Circular discus has central filling hole with raised rim, design in relief, and flat framing ring. Design of straight bands of herringbone (wreath?) tracing a diamond with four peltae at corners. Small airhole through framing ring at bottom of discus. Shoulder has large, uneven ovules and heavy, off-set panel on left. Scattered clay globules in grooves.
Fabric description
7.5YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian red lamp fabric: somewhat hard.
Preservation comment
Two joining fragments preserve more than three quarters of discus and one third of rim. Well preserved but scattered specks of encrustation.
Discus diameter
0.058
Preserved length
0.056
Preserved width
0.071
Weight (kg)
0.012
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL044 (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/kl044>