KL286 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Slightly concave discus has relief of erotic scene: the man on the right facing left with right arm arched back over head and the woman on the left with left hand raised up.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: reddish, somewhat grainy and soft.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves small part of upper right discus. Slight, extensive abrasion; sparse specks of encrustation.
Maximum preserved dimension
Weight (kg)
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Person (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Sexual Activity (Visual Motif)
Suggested citation
“KL286 (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/kl286>