KL278 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
ΚΡ̣[ΗϹΚ]ΕΝ|Τ[ΟϹ]
Comment
Same as KL144.
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVII Lamp
Description
Flat, plain base has single circular groove around incuse signature: ΚΡ̣[ΗϹΚ]ΕΝ|Τ[ΟϹ] (letters large and uneven; reconstruct epsilon-nu from KL144).
Fabric description
2.5YR 6/6, light red. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: hard, platy fracture, slightly reddish. Cf. KL143a/b+KL270.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves less than one quarter of base and small part of lower wall. Well preserved surface.
Estimated base diameter
0.03
Maximum preserved dimension
0.028
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL278 (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/kl278>