KL1969-003 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Comment
Joins KL1969-007.
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 43, no. 158, pl. 7 (H. Williams)
Description
Circular discus relief has filling hole off-center, figural relief, and flat framing ring. Relief to lower left depicts panther striding left with right foreleg raised and head turned back to right. Neck, face, and paws show retouch. Shoulder has ovules. Small clay nodules in grooves and one large one over head of figure. Reconstruct as Dionysos with short chiton type.
Fabric description
7.5YR 8/4, pink. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric: somewhat soft.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves lower one quarter of discus and small part of shoulder. Slight, sparse scoring and gouging.
Preserved length
0.027
Preserved width
0.021
Weight (kg)
0.001
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1969-003 (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/kl1969-003>