KL271 (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 comment
Early in series
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave discus has rays and narrow, rounded framing ring. Wide shoulder has large ovules. Upper back wall almost straight. Tall ring handle with two narrow lateral grooves attaches at back of rim and almost to base in sharp point with incised ‘x’.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian pale lamp fabric: very fine, hard.
Preservation comment
Three sherds, two joining, preserve small part of discus, roughly one third of shoulder, part of upper wall, and entire handle. Slight, sparse scoring and chipping around handle.
Estimated body diameter
0.077
Discus diameter
0.047
Handle total height
0.045
Body Height
0.024
Preserved length
0.079
Preserved width
0.056
Weight (kg)
0.017
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-handle 0.020
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL271 (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/kl271>