KL293 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
Λ[
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has central filling hole with recessed, narrow, flat rim, rays, and somewhat wide, flat framing ring with wide outside groove. Narrow, flat shoulder has small ovules. Large ring handle with two grooves attaches at discus rim and 3 mm above base ring, where it terminates in a long point. Flat, circular base has single groove around incuse signature: Λ[ΟΥΚΙΟΥ]?
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian red lamp fabric: somewhat hard but slightly platy fracture, mostly fine but very small black and white inclusions. Numerous small clay nodules especially in details of discus.
Preservation comment
Seven joining fragments preserve over half of discus, roughly one third of shoulder, almost entire handle, and small part of back wall and base. Slight, extensive film of encrustation on all surfaces.
Estimated body diameter
0.074
Estimated discus diameter
0.044
Handle total height
0.049
Body Height
0.031
Preserved length
0.079
Preserved width
0.046
Weight (kg)
0.02
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-handle 0.018
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL293 (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/kl293>