KL1988-001 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
ΚΑΛΛ|ΙSΤΟΥ
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIB Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, deep discus has central filling hole with set-back raised rim, rays motif, narrow flat framing ring, and small airhole near front. Nearly flat shoulder has grapevine motif showing two sprays and two clusters per side. Kite-shaped, flat nozzle with small wickhole; traces of burning. Narrow, tall handle with two grooves extends in point to base-groove. Circular, flat base has single groove around incuse signature: ΚΑΛΛ|ΙSΤΟΥ (Latin S for sigma).
Fabric description
5YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian red lamp fabric.
Other number or identifier
Preservation comment
Intact. Well preserved surface.
Base Diameter
0.048
Discus diameter
0.053
Height base to handle
0.024
Height shoulder to handle
0.03
Length
0.096
Weight (kg)
0.05
Width
0.075
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1988-001 (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/kl1988-001>