KL1989-003 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XXVII C
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has filling hole right, molded relief, and raised, flat rim. Figure of Athena Promachos in profile facing right with Archaic facial features and braided hair, wearing helmet and aegis, encircled by laurel wreaths. Plain, slightly sloping shoulder with panels. Short, small kite-shaped nozzle; traces of burning. Narrow, pierced handle with two grooves. Details are sharp. Sparse clay globules.
Fabric description
7.5YR 8/4, pink. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian reddish lamp fabric: somewhat soft.
Other number or identifier
Α12
Preservation comment
Three joining fragments preserve preserve complete handle, three-quarters of shoulder and discus, and half of nozzle. Well preserved surface.
Discus diameter
0.048
Preserved length
0.089
Weight (kg)
0.023
Width
0.07
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-003 (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/kl1989-003>