KL268/KL269 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has relief of twisted rosette with 24(?) petals with raised rims and raised rim to narrow, rounded framing ring. Narrow, flat shoulder has panels and small ovules. Traces of burning.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fragment: very pale, very fine, somewhat hard.
Preservation comment
Two large fragments, five joining sherds (KL268) and two joining sherds (KL269), preserve roughly one third of discus and two thirds of shoulder. Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion and chipping; slight to moderate patches of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.085
Estimated discus diameter
0.065
Preserved length
0.077
Weight (kg)
0.014
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL268/KL269 (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/kl268>