KL1969-007+KL1969-003 (Early-Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [show more links]
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Kenchreai Cemetery Project Inventoried Objects
Subject number
Ke2428-L 553
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Circular, concave discus has filling hole middle left and figural relief. Relief depicts Dionysos standing in counterpoise wearing both a short chiton that hangs from upper arms and in two layers below waist and strapped sandals, with left arm flexed upward supporting a long haft and right hand extended obliquely alongside body. The right hand held a bunch of grapes and the left hand held a thyrsus.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
10YR 7/6, reddish yellow. Early/Middle Roman Corinthian fabric: somewhat soft.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds preserve lower left quarter of discus with small part of shoulder (KL1969-003) and central part of discus (KL1969-007). Slight, somewhat extensive abrasion; worn breaks.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 43, no. 158, pl. 7 (H. Williams)
Preserved length
Preserved width
Other Dimensions
Total weight 0.005
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dionysos/Bacchus (Visual Motif)
Linked to

Ke 2428 (Early-Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp)

Suggested citation
“KL1969-007+KL1969-003 (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/kcp/kl1969-007>