KL1990-001 (Early Roman Athenian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early Roman Athenian Lamp, alpha-globule
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XX
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave, apparently plain discus with rounded framing ring. Rounded shoulder has four concentric rings of globules. Volute nozzle.
Fabric description
2.5YR 6/8, light red. Early/Middle Roman Athenian lamp fabric: somewhat fine, hard fabric with rare, very small, white and black inclusions.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves small part of discus and nozzle and roughly one half of shoulder. Well preserved surface but slightly flaking.
Estimated discus diameter
0.054
Estimated Width
0.08
Preserved height
0.028
Preserved length
0.065
Weight (kg)
0.014
Has geographic origin
Attica
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL1990-001 (Early Roman Athenian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl1990-001>