KL1988-003 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
Π[ΟϹΦΟΡΟ]Υ̣
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIB Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has central filling hole with ridged framing ring, rays, and narrow, flat framing ring. Almost flat shoulder has two sprays and two grape cluster on each side. Long, wide kite-shaped nozzle with small wickhole; traces of burning. Underside of nozzle is rounded; walls are somewhat convex. Ring handle with two grooves extends in point to base-groove. Flat, plain base base has single circular groove around incuse signature: Π[ΟϹΦΟΡΟ]Υ̣. Details are sharp and retouched. Numerous clay nodules.
Fabric description
Fabric: 5YR 8/3, pink. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale fabric: somewhat hard.
Other number or identifier
6στ
Preservation comment
Intact top but less than one-quarter of base survives. Well preserved surface.
Base Diameter
0.033
Discus diameter
0.058
Height base to shoulder
0.035
Height shoulder to handle
0.023
Length
0.17
Weight (kg)
0.063
Width
0.08
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1988-003 (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/kl1988-003>