KE 952 (Late Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 239
Typological identification
Late Roman Corinthian Lamp
Comparanda
For base cf. Garnett1975, pp. 181-2, fig. 1:43 (Fountain of the Lamps, Corinth)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (brownish red; heavy and dense), firing, and surface treatment. Late Roman Corinthian “brick red“ fabric. Slight ridging and webbing. Cast from very worn original.
Preservation comment
Intact but large cracks around nozzle. Extensive, moderate to severe erosion and sparse pitting and flaking; scattered specks of encrustation and white discoloration possibly from calcareous cloud.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 48, no. 229, pls. 10, 23 (H. Williams)
Base Diameter
0.037
Discus diameter
0.034
Handle total height
0.046
Length
0.098
Width
0.07
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 952 (Late 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/ke0952>