KL297 (Early/Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Description
Circular outline. Circular discus has central filling hole with slightly recessed, wide, flat ring, sharp rays, and flat framing ring; unpiereced dimple for airhole at front. Wide, flat to slightly sloping shoulder has large ovules that terminate in double concentric circles flanking nozzle. Slightly raised, kite-shaped nozzle.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: hard, very fine, very pale.
Preservation comment
One large fragment preserves entire discus and roughly half of shoulder. Slight, extensive film of encrustation.
Estimated body diameter
0.075
Estimated discus diameter
0.05
Preserved length
0.079
Preserved width
0.069
Weight (kg)
0.02
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL297 (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/kl297>