KL1989-013 (Early Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XVI Lamp
Typological identification comment
Slane: third stage (Corinth XVIII.3)
Description
Wheelmade. Circular, slightly convex body with vertical, slightly everted rim; slight groove inside rim on discus. Convexo-concave, plain discus slopes down to central filling hole. Flaring rectangular nozzle with elongated, oval wick hole that just encroaches on rim; no traces of burning. Vertical band handle attaches at rim and at maximum dimension of body. Nozzle and handle crooked, hastily applied. Flat, plain, raised base, roughly string-cut.
Fabric description
2.5YR 6/8, light red. Early Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: visible inclusions and voids.
Other number or identifier
Α9
Preservation comment
Intact. Very slight, very sparse abrasion and gouging.
Base Diameter
0.036
Height base to shoulder
0.031
Height shoulder to handle
0.005
Length
0.102
Weight (kg)
0.077
Width
0.055
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-013 (Early 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/kl1989-013>