KL295 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
Λ̣ΟΥΚΙΟΥ
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular, concave discus has large central filling hole with wide, flat framing ring, rings, and side, flat framing ring; small airhole at front. Wide, slightly sloping shoulder has small ovules. Wide, raised kite-nozzle with small wickhole; traces of burning. Tall ring handle with two grooves attaches at discus rim and at 11 mm above base groove, where it tapers to a point. Flat, circular base has single groove around incuse signature: Λ̣ΟΥΚΙΟΥ.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: fine, hard, pale; rare medium-sized, subrounded, calcitic chunks opening at surface.
Preservation comment
Ten joining fragments preserve entire discus, over two thirds of shoulder, over half of nozzle, entire handle, and roughly three quarters of base and wall below seam. Slight, sparse chipping around edges; sparse specks of encrustation.
Base Diameter
0.035
Estimated body diameter
0.075
Discus diameter
0.047
Handle total height
0.057
Body Height
0.035
Preserved length
0.096
Preserved width
0.08
Weight (kg)
0.047
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-handle 0.024
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL295 (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/kl295>