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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 211
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIA Lamp
Typological identification
Early Roman Corinthian Lamp, Transitional
Comparanda
cf. Bruneau1977, p. 278, no. 29, fig. 31 (no signature; Musée des Delphes; from Amphissa)
Comparanda
cf. KerameikosXVI, p. 88, no. 29, pl. 3 (no signature; dated first half 2nd century)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (buff, fine), firing, and surface treatment.
Preservation comment
Eleven joining sherds preserve 80% from top of lamp and upper walls but missing small pieces of discus and shoulder and nearly entire nozzle. Three joining sherds, separate from discus, preserve entire base and adjacent walls. Slight, very sparse abrasion; mostly clean breaks; thin, extensive film of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 44, no. 163, pl. 8 (H. Williams)
Estimated discus diameter
0.068
Preserved length
0.104
Preserved width
0.094
Other Dimensions
base weight 0.009
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 789 (Early Roman Corinthian Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0789>