KL1989-015 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian copy/imitation of Asia Minor Lamp
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XXV
Description
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 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
Α11
Preservation comment
Eleven joining fragments present most of lamp except small parts of wall, discus, and nozzle. Severe, extensive abrasion and pitting.
Base Diameter
0.044
Discus diameter
0.05
Length
0.105
Weight (kg)
0.049
Width
0.087
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1989-015 (Early Roman Corinthian Imitative Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl1989-015>