KL276 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Description
Circular(?), concave discus has filling hole left center and figural relief. Relief of Eros standing in counterpoise, turned slightly left and looking down, with arms of Ares: type has left arm resting up on shield and right arm flexed up to hold spear.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: reddish with brownish hue, fine, somewhat hard with platy fracture.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves small part of discus. Sparse, slight abrasion around edges; slight, extensive film of encrustation on all sides.
Preserved length
0.034
Preserved width
0.033
Weight (kg)
0.003
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eros/Cupid (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Weaponry (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL276 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/kcp/kl276>