KL1976-006 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Athenian lamp, late glazed
Bibliography
K. Kristalli-Votsi, “Ἐφορεία Κλασικῶν Ἀρχαιοτήτων Ναυπλίου: Νόµος Κορινθίας, Κεγχρεές,” Archaiologikon Deltion 31, 1976 [1984], Β′1, p. 65, pl. 57:ε, ζ
Description
Tear-shaped body. Circular, concave discus has central filling hole with raised rim, rosette with 10 concave, rounded petals that split at top for attachment of middle of handle handle, and raised rim with 10 pinpoints. Airhole on bottom rim at juncture of discus and nozzle. Flat shoulder has six double stamped circles, two each flanking the handle and nozzle and one at either lateral axis. Kite-shaped nozzle flanked by single grooves has groove from airhole to wickhole; traces of burning. Wide, low, solid handle with two grooves attaches over rim of discus and descends to base. Circular, flat, plain base has single circular groove around a single figure with a curving upper stroke: an inner concentric circle?
Fabric description
Late Roman Athenian fabric: common, small, subrounded to subangular, black, red, and white inclusions.
Other number or identifier
Λυχνάρι 6
Other number or identifier
ΜΚ4522
Preservation comment
Intact except small part of base. Slight, sparse pitting.
Base Diameter
0.025
Discus diameter
0.054
Preserved height base to shoulder
0.034
Preserved height shoulder to handle
0.013
Preserved length
0.09
Preserved width
0.074
Weight (kg)
0.071
Has geographic origin
Attica
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1976-006 (Late Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl1976-006>