KE 41 (Middle Roman Corinthian Lamp) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 12
Typological identification
Broneer Type XXVIIC Lamp
Comparanda
Cf. BMLIII, pp. 8-10, 402, 403, 404, no. Q 3250, figs. 13, 134, pl. 117 (slightly different figure and ovules on shoulder, signed ⲤⲰΤΕΡΙΔΑ; D. M. Bailey)
Comparanda
Same motif on North African lamps: e.g., Deneauve1969, p. 198, no. 946, pl. 86 (Carthage); Bussière2000, p. 358, nos. 3414, 3415, pl. 93 (from Tebessa); BussièreWohl2017, no. 381 (Getty).
Comparanda
Same motif on western lamps: e.g., Miltner1930, col. 66, no. 1, fig. 31:1 (Klagenfurt Museum); Farka1977, p. 191, no. 120, pl. 29 (Magdalensburg; dated fourth quarter of 1st century BCE).
Description
Type of half-figure young satyr left with deerskin, thyrsus, and monaulos.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Typical fabric (buff), firing, and surface treatment.
Preservation comment
Two joining sherds (L0012+L0539a) preserve ca. 30% of left to back discus and small part of left lateral shoulder. Slight, sparse abrasion; worn breaks; scattered speck of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 54, no. 230, pl. 10 (H. Williams)
Preserved length
0.022
Preserved width
0.031
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Pagescan
Photograph
Linked to

Field book number C 71 (KE 41, Lamp)

Suggested citation
“KE 41 (Middle 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/ke0041>