KL289 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIB Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave discus has central filling hole with recessed, rounded framing ring, rays, and narrow, raised, flat framing ring; small airhole on front of discus. Shoulder has vine and grape cluster motif, two pairs per side. Heavy ring handle with two grooves attaches at discus rim.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian red lamp fabric: somewhat hard with platy fracture.
Preservation comment
Six joining fragments preserve almost entire discus, over one third of shoulder, and most of handle. Slight, sparse chipping around edges; slight to moderate, sparse patches of encrustation.
Discus diameter
0.05
Handle total height preserved
0.043
Preserved length
0.085
Preserved width
0.078
Weight (kg)
0.033
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-handle 0.024
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph