KL305 (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, concave discus has central filling hole with slightly recessed, wide, flat ring, rays, and flat framing ring. Somewhat narrow, slightly sloping shoulder has large ovules. Large ring handle with two grooves attaches at discus and 10 mm above base, where it terminates in a short point with a double concentric circles and an ‘x’: double concentric circle on wall directly below. Flat, circular base has single groove.
Fabric description
Early/Middle Roman Corinthian lamp fabric: pale pink, somewhat soft, fine but common subrounded small voids.
Preservation comment
Seven joining sherds preserve over three-quarters of discus, roughly two thirds of shoulder, entire handle, part of back wall below seam, and small part of base. Slight, sparse abrasion; sparse specks of encrustation.
Estimated base diameter
0.04
Discus diameter
0.054
Preserved length
0.077
Preserved width
0.075
Weight (kg)
0.022
Has geographic origin
Corinthia
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KL305 (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/kl305>