KL1976-008 (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. Discus has central filling hole with raised rim, wide rays, and rounded, raised rim. Flat, wide shoulder has small ovules. Narrow, pierced handle has two grooves; black of handle bent to one side in mold. Details rather blurry from worn mold.
Fabric description
Fabric: 10YR 7/4, very pale brown. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric: fine, somewhat soft.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves roughly half of discus, shoulder, and handle. Slight, sparse abrasion and chipping.
Estimated discus diameter
0.045
Preserved length
0.048
Weight (kg)
0.019
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1976-008 (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/kl1976-008>