KL280 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
Θ[ΕΟ]|Δ[ΟΥ]|ΛΟΥ
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian or Regional Lamp, copy/imitation Athenian
Description
Tear-shaped outline. Handle with two(?) grooves attached at base. Almond-shaped based has two grooves around incuse signature: Θ[ΕΟ]|Δ[ΟΥ]|ΛΟΥ. All details are blunt from worn mold. Thick joining ridge.
Fabric description
Late Roman Corinthian red fabric: somewhat coarse, rare to uncommon very small to small, subrounded, white and very rare, subgangular black inclusions; common small voids.
Preservation comment
Three joining sherds preserve over one half of base and lower wall below seam. Slight to moderate, extensive abrasion; sparse patches of encrustation.
Body Height
0.037
Length of Base
0.042
Preserved length
0.111
Preserved width
0.047
Weight (kg)
0.054
Width of Base
0.031
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL280 (Late 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/kl280>