KL290 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Description
Circular ourline. Circular, slightly concave discus with filling hole left or lower left, figural relief, and narrow, rounded framing ring. Relief depicts Heracles standing in counterpoise frontal but head turned three-quarters right, nude, left arm at side and lion skin over left shoulder, right arm flexed and upstretched holding staff or club, drapery over right arm. Slightly sloping shoulder has small ovules.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: slightly soft, platy fracture, reddish.
Preservation comment
Four joining fragments and one nonjoining preserve roughly one third of discus and small part of shoulder.
Estimated discus diameter
0.06
Preserved length
0.065
Preserved width
0.051
Weight (kg)
0.004
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Heracles/Hercules (Visual Motif)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL290 (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/kl290>