KL1969-010 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave discus has central filling hole with recessed, raised, wide, flat ring, rays, and wide, flat framing ring; slit for airhole at front rim. Wide, flat shoulder has medium-sized ovules. Kite-shaped, slightly raised nozzle.
Fabric description
7.5 YR 8/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric: somewhat soft, somewhat gritty.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves entire discus and one half of shoulder. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion; moderate, sparse patches of encrustation.
Discus diameter
0.048
Preserved length
0.069
Preserved width
0.074
Weight (kg)
0.022
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1969-010 (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/kl1969-010>