KL272 (Early Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Early Roman Corinthian Lamp, Transitional
Description
Long, tear-shaped, concave, plain discus has narrow, rounded framing ring; small slit for airhole at font in apex. Small ovules on discus. Wide volutes above nozzle.
Fabric description
Fabric: 2.5Y 7/3, pale yellow. Very fine, hard fabric has rare to uncommon, small, angular to subangular, white (calcitic) and black inclusions; rare voids opening at surface. Early Roman Corinthian lamp fabric with slightly greenish hue.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves small part of front discus and upper nozzle. Very slight, sparse chipping.
Preserved length
0.044
Preserved width
0.035
Weight (kg)
0.002
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL272 (Early 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/kl272>