KL051 (Early Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XVI Lamp
Typological identification comment
Slane: second stage (Corinth XVIII.3)
Description
Wheelmade. Circular, slightly convex body with vertical, slightly everted rim; slight groove on inner side of rim. Convexo-concave, plain discus slopes down to central filling hole (edges broken). Flaring rectangular nozzle; large (L. 0.16 m), oval, off-center wick hole encroaches on rim; traces of burning. Vertical band handle attaches at rim and at maximum dimension of body. Nozzle and handle crooked, hastily applied. Flat, plain, raised base, roughly string-cut base.
Fabric description
10YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Standard fabric.
Preservation comment
Intact. Very slight, very sparse chipping and fracturing; slight, extensive encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.041
Handle total height
0.041
Height base to handle
0.041
Height base to shoulder
0.035
Height shoulder to handle
0.006
Length
0.11
Weight (kg)
0.092
Width
0.068
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL051 (Early 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/kl051>