KL1976-002 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
ϹΕΚΟΥΝΔΟΥ
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIID Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, slightly concave, plain discus has central filling hole with two framing rings and small slit forming airhole at front rim. Shoulder has channel and wide, flat channel rim with panels. Small rounded nozzle with raised fishtail between and almost pyramidal bottom. Traces of burning. Narrow, vertical pierced handle with two grooves attaches at channel rim and extends in point to above base-groove. Walls descend to base with very slight curve. Circular, flat, plain, base with circular groove around incuse signature: ϹΕΚΟΥΝΔΟΥ.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric.
Other number or identifier
Λυχνάρι 5
Other number or identifier
ΜΚ4526
Preservation comment
Intact except for large fragment missing from right discus, shoulder, wall and base. Slight, sparse abrasion.
Base Diameter
0.048
Discus diameter
0.078
Height base to shoulder
0.031
Height shoulder to handle
0.016
Preserved length
0.105
Weight (kg)
0.056
Width
0.091
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1976-002 (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/kl1976-002>