KE 39B (Early-Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Writing transcription
Ο[ΚΤΑΒΙΟΥ]
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 11B
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIB Lamp
Conservation
2024 (May): mended with Acryloid B-72 in 40% acetone solution and supported inside with fitted Ethafoam (A. Chandri).
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (buff), firing, and surface treatment.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserves roughly 40% from right top of lamp and 20% from bottom, including discus and shoulder down to wickhole, entire handle, and back wall. Surface in good condition with clean breaks; very rare specks of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 59, no. 171, pl. 8 (H. Williams)
Estimated base diameter
0.035
Estimated discus diameter
0.049
Handle total height
0.0474
Preserved length
0.071
Preserved width
0.043
Weight (kg)
0.034
Other Dimensions
H. handle base-shoulder 0.0314
Other Dimensions
H. shoulder-top handle 0.0160
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Linked to

Field book number C 83 (KE 39, Lamp)

Suggested citation
“KE 39B (Early-Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2024. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0039b>