KL101 (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(?), concave discus with filling hole center right and figural relief. Figure depicts a bearded, muscular and nude Poseidon facing forward, standing in counterpoise on thick ground line, and holding trident in upraised left hand and coiled net or drapery(?) in flexed right arm.
Fabric description
Fabric: 10YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves middle of discus. Slight to moderate, somewhat extensive abrasion and pitting; slight, extensive film of encrustation.
Preserved length
0.025
Preserved width
0.023
Weight (kg)
0.002
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Poseidon/Neptune (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL101 (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/kl101>