KL267 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIB Lamp
Typological identification comment
Broneer Type XXVIIA/B variant
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has central filling hole with raised, rounded framing ring, rays, and wide, flat framing ring; small airhole at front over rim. Narrow shoulder has wreath motif. Small ring handle with two grooves attaches at back rim and almost to base. Circular, flat base has single groove around incuse signature (illegible). Blunt details from worn mold.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fragment: fine, somewhat hard.
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve almost entire discus, less than one third of shoulder, entire handle, and small part of base. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion; slight to moderate, extensive film of encrustation.
Estimated base diameter
0.035
Estimated body diameter
0.073
Discus diameter
0.049
Handle total height
0.049
Body Height
0.031
Preserved length
0.071
Weight (kg)
0.028
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-handle 0.018
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL267 (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/kl267>