KL1969-007 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Comment
Joins KL1969-003.
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 553
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Bibliography
Kenchreai V, p. 43, no. 158, pl. 7 (H. Williams)
Description
Circular(?), concave discus has filling hole middle left and figural relief. Relief depicts Dionysos standing in counterpoise wearing both a short chiton that hangs from upper arms and in two layers below waist and strapped sandals, with left arm flexed upward supporting a long haft and right hand extended obliquely alongside body. The right hand held a bunch of grapes and the left hand held a thyrsus.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
10YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian fabric: somewhat soft.
Preservation comment
One small fragment preserves middle of discus. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion.
Preserved length
0.035
Preserved width
0.037
Weight (kg)
0.003
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dionysos/Bacchus (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1969-007 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl1969-007>