KL099 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian copy/imitation of Asia Minor Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, deep concave, plain discus has central filling hole, broad, flat framing ring, and very small airhole at front edge of rim. Broad, slightly rounded shoulder. Heart-shaped nozzle. Vertical loop handle has two grooves in front. Circular, wide, flat base ring and plain bottom.
Fabric description
Fabric: 10YR 8/3, very pale brown. Slip: 7.5YR 6/8, reddish yellow. Early Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: very fine, slightly soft. Thin, uneven, matte slip, extremely flakey, is preserved only in small patches across surface and in large areas absent. Small chunks of plaster from molding around discus ring and nozzle.
Preservation comment
Intact except top of handle and small chip in discus. Moderate, extensive abrasion and slight pitting.
Base Diameter
0.039
Discus diameter
0.065
Length
0.1
Weight (kg)
0.04
Width
0.092
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL099 (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/kl099>