Circular outline. Circular, deep concave, plain discus with narrow, flat framing ring. Broad, flat shoulder has two undecorated bands, the wider inner one slopes gently outward and the narrower outer one is almost flat but bevelled slightly at rim. Rounded, elongated, heart-shaped nozzle with single circle in each lobe and underside narrows to a ridge. Narrow, vertical, pierced handle with two grooves attaches ca. 5 mm above base-ring. Nearly straight wall, very thin. Circular, wide, flat base-ring with small impressed circle in middle. Details are very blunt from a worn mold but also abrasion.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: 7.5YR 7/3, pink. Early Roman Corinthian lamp fragment: very fine, soft fabric with uncommon, small, subrounded, white inclusions. Unslipped.
Other number or identifier
Eleven joining fragments present most of lamp except small parts of wall, discus, and nozzle. Severe, extensive abrasion and pitting.
“KL1989-015 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2021. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl1989-015>